The Healing of Nations

  title={The Healing of Nations},
  author={J. A. O'Brien},
  journal={Psychological Perspectives},
  pages={207 - 214}
  • J. A. O'Brien
  • Published 3 April 2017
  • Psychology
  • Psychological Perspectives
Based on the apparent transgenerational traumas experienced by clients of two psychoanalysts working in the Balkans region over a four-year period, from 2012 to 2016, this article presents an understanding of recovery from war trauma at the national and cultural levels in terms of individual grief models. As examples of unresolved transgenerational grief, the experiences of the Jasenovac children in concentration camps in Croatia during the Second World War are cited. The presented models can… Expand


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