Secondary Traumatization and Differentiation Among the Wives of Former POWs: A Reciprocal Association.

@article{Lahav2017SecondaryTA,
  title={Secondary Traumatization and Differentiation Among the Wives of Former POWs: A Reciprocal Association.},
  author={Yael Lahav and Yafit Levin and Moshe Bensimon and Yaniv Kanat-Maymon and Zahava Solomon},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={2017},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={
          399-408
        }
}
  • Yael Lahav, Yafit Levin, +2 authors Zahava Solomon
  • Published in Journal of traumatic stress 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Repercussions of war captivity may transmit to spouses of former prisoners of war (POW) via posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS). Overidentification with their partners underlies the PTSS experienced by former wives of POWs, thus implying impaired self-differentiation. Although wives' indirect exposure to their husbands' captivity and subsequent PTSS has been associated with the wives' PTSS and differentiation, the combined effects remain unclear. Furthermore, previous cross-sectional studies… CONTINUE READING

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