Themes of culture and ancestry among children of concentration camp survivors.

@article{Heller1982ThemesOC,
  title={Themes of culture and ancestry among children of concentration camp survivors.},
  author={Debra Heller},
  journal={Psychiatry},
  year={1982},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={247-61}
}
Response to the most stressful of circumstances provides insight into the human capacity for adaptability. Survivors of catastrophic historical events, such as the Nazi Holocaust and the Atomic Holocaust of Hiroshima, provide evidence of individual and cultural resilience. Of particular interest is the impact of concentration camp atrocities. As Israeli statesman Abba Eban recounts: "Never in all of recorded history has any family of the human race been overwhelmed by such a wave of grief and… CONTINUE READING

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