Meaning Making in Survivorship: Application to Holocaust Survivors

@article{Armour2010MeaningMI,
  title={Meaning Making in Survivorship: Application to Holocaust Survivors},
  author={M. Armour},
  journal={Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={440 - 468}
}
  • M. Armour
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • Meaning making is fast emerging as a core construct in addressing trauma and violent loss. Meaning-making theorists, however, have suggested that people who have suffered severe, direct traumas may be the most likely to search for meaning but the least likely to find it. This unfortunate conclusion is based on empirical studies that have narrowly construed meaning making as “making sense” or “finding benefit” and that have limited their investigations to examining cognitive systems of appraisal… CONTINUE READING
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