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Khuloud Khayyat Dajani
Ali Abu Shahla
Two Traumatized Societies
Vol.10 No.4 2003
Table of Contents
by Ziad AbuZayyad
by Itzhak Levav and by Mahmud Sehwail
Conflict situations have a profound effect on people‘s lives, but how many actually end up suffering from PTSD?
by Simon Wessely
Individuals maintain mental health in stress situations by adjusting to environmental threats. This reaction can become an obstacle to taking the risks necessary for peace.
by Stevan Hobfoll
Advocating psychotherapeutic intervention to help children living in the shadow of violence.
by Viveca Hazboun
Studies indicate that trauma caused by exposure to terror and other negative life events can lead to adaptive psychological growth.
by Avital Laufer
Trauma organized and producing environments rule our lives.
by Eyad Hallaq
In a process of major reform, mental health services in Israel are being transferred from psychiatric hospitals to community-based institutions.
by Yaacov Lerner
Conclusions drawn from a community-based approach to mental health care in Gaza.
by Abdel Hamid Afana
interview with Eyad El-Sarraj
A PIJ roundtable with Sam Tyano, Rana Nashashibi, Avi Bleich, Rajiah Abu Sway and Shafik Masalha, moderated by Ambrogio Manenti.
Rather than focusing on "zero-sum" narratives, Israeli and Palestinian leaders should promote the necessary historical compromises.
by Ephraim Lavie
Today‘s atmosphere of pervasi ve violence will rebound on tomorrow‘s societies.
by Mahmud Sehwail
The Taba talks were a tug of war between negotiators and leaders, constrained by the internal politics of both communities; but they were not a failure.
by David Matz
Sarah McGregor-Wood reviews Tears in the Holy Land
by Sarah McGregor-Wood
A summary of the latest HEPG and LACC report
Examining cinematographic treatment of trauma by Palestinian film makers
by Nurith Gertz and by George Khleifi
A summary of the human rights “marathon” organised in Tel Aviv by the PIJ
Chronology of Events
Edited by Najat Hirbawi