Treating survivors of war trauma and torture.

@article{Hanscom2001TreatingSO,
  title={Treating survivors of war trauma and torture.},
  author={Karen L. Hanscom},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={2001},
  volume={56 11},
  pages={
          1032-9
        }
}
Psychologists are in a unique position to assist individuals and groups in the world who have survived torture and war trauma. Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder and other psychological diagnoses can be treated effectively by mental health professionals and trained lay counselors in the smallest of communities in the world. This article proposes a model for the treatment of survivors of torture and war trauma. This model has been designed to be useful to mental health professionals and… CONTINUE READING

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