Measuring Adaptability: Psychological Examinations of Jewish Detainees in Cyprus Internment Camps

  title={Measuring Adaptability: Psychological Examinations of Jewish Detainees in Cyprus Internment Camps},
  author={Rakefet Zalashik and Nadav Davidovitch},
  journal={Science in Context},
  pages={419 - 441}
Argument Two medical delegations, one from Palestine and one from the United States, were sent to detainment camps in Cyprus in the summer of 1947. The British Mandatory government had set up these camps in the summer of 1946 to stem the flow of Jewish immigrants into Palestine after World War II. The purpose of the medical delegations was to screen the camps' inhabitants and to propose a mental-health program for their life in Palestine. We examine the activities of these two delegations… 
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