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Caring for victims of torture

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Published by American Psychiatric Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Torture victims -- Rehabilitation.,
  • Torture victims -- Mental health.,
  • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic -- therapy.,
  • Torture -- psychology.,
  • Psychotherapy -- methods.,
  • Rehabilitation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by James M. Jaranson, Michael K. Popkin.
    ContributionsJaranson, James M., 1947-, Popkin, Michael K., 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC451.4.T67 C37 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 267 p. :
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL701639M
    ISBN 100880487747
    LC Control Number97050112


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Human trafficking victims often experience high levels of trauma, which can have a profound negative impact on their ability to function, their behavior, and their self-efficacy. A webinar produced by the National Center for Trauma-informed Care and posted on the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) website on the Effects of.

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