Trauma, Mental Health & Psycho-social Well-being: Bibliography

Academic Resources

Adorno, Theodor W., et al. Authoritarian Personality. New York: Harper, 1950.

Ager, A. Tensions in the Psychosocial Discourse: Implications for the Planning of Interventions with War-Affected Populations. Development in Practice 7, no. 4 (1997): 402-407.

Alexander, Jeffrey C. Toward a Theory of Cultural Trauma. In Cultural Trauma and Collective Identity, edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Ron Eyerman, Bernhard Giesen, Neil J. Smelser, and Piotr Sztompka. California: University of California Press, 2004.

Allan, Alfred and Marietjie M. Allan, The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a Therapeutic Tool, Behavioral Sciences and the Law 18, no. 4 (2000): 459- 477.

Altounian, Janine. La Survivance: Traduire le Trauma Collectif. Paris: Dunod, Coll. Inconscient et culture, 2000.

Argenti-Pillen, Alexandra. The Discourse on Trauma in non-Western Cultural Contexts: Contributions of an Ethnographic Method. In International Handbook of Human Response to Trauma, edited by Arieh Shalev, Rachel Yehuda, and Alexander C. McFarlane, 87-102. Amsterdam: Kluwer Academic, Plenum Pub., 2000.

Attari, A., S. Dashty and M. Mahmoodi.Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children Witnessing a Public Hanging in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 12, nos. 1, 2 (January - March, 2006).

Basoglu, Metin, ed. Torture and its Consequence: Current Treatment Approaches. London: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Basoglu, Metin, MD, PhD, Maria Livanou, PhD, Cvetana Crnobaric, MD, Tanja Franciškovic, MD, PhD, Enra Suljic, MD, Dijana Ðuric, BSc, Melin Vranešic, MD. Psychiatric and Cognitive Effects of War in Former Yugoslavia: Association of Lack of Redress for Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Reactions. The Journal of the American Medical Association 294, no. 5 (2005): 580-590.

Baumeister, R., A. Stillwell, and T. Heatherton. Guilt: An Interpersonal Approach. Psychological Bulletin 115, no. 2 (1994): 23-36.

Beneduce, R. Contested Memories: Peacebuilding and Community Rehabilitation after Violence and Mass Crimes - A Medico-Anthropological Approach. In After Mass Crime: The Challenges of Rebuilding States and Communities Following Mass Violence, edited by B. Pouligny, S. Chesterman, and A. Schnabel, 41-68. New York: United Nations University Press, 2007.

Beneduce, Roberto. WHO Mission to Albania on Mental Health of Refugees from Kosova. Report for WHO Copenhagen, 1999.

Bracken, P., J. Giller, D. Summerfield.Psychological Responses to War and Atrocity: the Limitations of Current Concepts.Social Science and Medicine 40 (1995): 1073-82.

Bracken, Patrick J., and Cecilia, eds. Rethinking the Trauma of War. New York: Free Associations Book, 1998.

Brinkman, Inge. Ways of Death: Accounts of Terror from Angolan Refugees in Namibia. Africa 70, no. 1 (2000): 1-24.

Brounéus, Karen. Truth-Telling as Talking Cure? Insecurity and Retraumatization in the Rwandan Gacaca Courts. Security Dialogue 39, no. 1 (2008): 55-76.

Brunet, A., V. Akerib, P. Birmes. Dont Throw Out the Baby with the Bath Water. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 52, no. 8 (2007): 501-3.

Cobban, Helena. Amnesty after Atrocity? Healing Nations after Genocide and War Crimes. Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2007.

Cohen, Stanley. States of Denial: Knowing about Atrocities and Suffering. Cambridge: Polity, 2001.

Crocq, L. Les Traumatismes Psychiques de Guerre. Paris: Odile Jacob, 1999.

Culbertson, Roberta and Béatrice Pouligny. Re-imaginingPeace after Mass Crime: A Dialogical Exchange between Insider and Outsider Knowledge. In After Mass Crimes: Rebuilding States and Communities, edited by Pouligny et al., 271-287. New York: United Nations University Press: 2007.

Danieli, Yael, ed. International Handbook of Multigenerational Legacies of Trauma. New York: Springer, 1998.

Danieli, Yael. Multicultural, multigenerational perspectives in the understanding and assessment of trauma. In The Cross-Cultural Assessment of Psychological Trauma and PTSD, J.P. Wilson & C. Tang, eds., 65-89. New York: Springer-Verlag Publishers, 2007.

Danieli, Yael, ed. Sharing the Front Line and the Back Hills: International Protectors and Providers, Peacekeepers, Humanitarian Aid Workers and the Media in the Midst of Crisis. Amityville, New York: Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., 2002.

Danieli, Yael. The Treatment and Prevention of Long-term Effects and Intergenerational Transmission of Victimization: A Lesson from Holocaust Survivors and their Children. In Trauma and its Wake, C. R. Figley, ed., 295-313. New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1985.

Das, Veena, Arthur Kleinman, Margaret Lock, Mamphela Ramphele, and Pamela Reynolds, eds. Remaking a World: Violence, Social Suffering, and Recovery. Berkeley: California University Press, 2001.

De Jong, Joop, ed. Trauma, War and Violence: Public Mental Health in Socio-Cultural Context. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2002.

De Jong, Kaz, and Rolf J. Kleber. Emergency Conflict-related Psychosocial Interventions in Sierra Leone and Uganda: Lessons from Médecins Sans Frontières.Journal of Health Psychology 12, no. 3 (2007): 485-497.

De La Rey, Cheryl and Ingrid Owens.Perceptions of Psychosocial Healing and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology 4, no. 3 (1998): 257-270.

Eisenbruch, Maurice. From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to Cultural Bereavement: Diagnosis of Southeast Asian Refugees. Social Science & Medicine 33, no. 6 (1991): 673-680.

Eisenbruch, Maurice. Mental Health and the Cambodian Traditional Healer for Refugees who are Settled, were Repatriated or Internally Displaced, and for those who Stayed at Home. Collegium Antropologicum 18, no. 2 (1994): 219-230.

Eisenbruch, Maurice. The Ritual Space of Patients and Traditional Healers in Cambodia. BEFEO 79, no. 2 (1992): 283-316.

Eisenbruch, Maurice. The Uses and Abuses of Culture: Cultural Competence in Post-Mass Crime Peacebuilding in Cambodia. In After Mass Crime: The Challenges of Rebuilding States and Communities Following Mass Violence, edited by B. Pouligny, S. Chesterman, and A. Schnabel, 71-96. New York: United Nations University Press, 2007.

Eisenbruch, Maurice. Toward a Culturally Sensitive DSM: Cultural Bereavement in Cambodian Refugees and the Traditional Healer as a Taxonomist. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 180, no. 1 (1992): 8-10.

Goldstone, Richard J. Foreward to Between Vengeance and Foregiveness: Facing History after the Genocide of Mass Violence, by Martha Minow. Boston: Beacon Press, 1998.

Hamber, Brandon. The Burgeoning Field of Transitional Justice. Review of The Politics of Atrocity and Reconciliation: from Terror to Trauma, by Michael Humphrey. TRN-Newsletter 2, Hamburg Institute for Social Research, June 2004.

Hamber, Brandon. Narrowing the Macro and Micro. In The Handbook of Reparations, edited by Pablo De Grieff. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Hamber, Brandon and Richard Wilson, Symbolic Closure through Memory, Reparation and Revenge in Post-Conflict Societies. Journal of Human Rights 1, no. 1 (March 2002).

Herman, Judith. Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence - From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror. New York: Basic Books, 1992.

Hilberg, Raul. Exécuteurs, Victimes, Témoins: La Catastrophe Juive 1943-1945. Paris: Galimard, 1994.

Honwana, Alcinda. Children of War: Understanding War and War Cleansing in Mozambique and Angola. In Civilians in War, edited by Simon Chesterman. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2001.

Igreja, Victor and Beatrice Dias-Lambranca. Restorative justice and the role of magamba spirits in post-civil war Gorongosa, central Mozambique. In Traditional Justice and Reconciliation after Violent Conflict: Learning from African Experiences, ed. Luc Huyse and Mark Salter. Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, 2008.

Irani, George, Vamik D. Volkan, and Judy Carter, eds. Perspectives from the Front Lines: A Workbook of Ethnopolitical Conflict. New York: Prentice Hill, 2007.

Knaevelsrud, Christine, Birgit Wagner, Anke Karl, and Julia Mueller.New Treatment Approaches: Integrating New Media in the Treatment of War and Torture Victims. Torture 17(2) (2007): 76-78.

Konner, M. Trauma, Adaptation, and Resilience: A Cross-Cultural and Evolutionary Perspective. In Understanding Trauma. Integrating Biological, Clinical and Cultural Perspectives, L.A. Kirmayer, R. Lemelson, & M. Barad, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 2007.

Kritz, Neil J., Coming to Terms with Atrocities: A Review of Accountability Mechanisms for Mass Violations of Human Rights. Law & Contemporary Problems 59, no. 127 (Autumn 1996).

Kucukalic, Abdulah, M.D., Ph.D., Alma Dzubur-Kulenovic, M.D., Ismet Ceric, M.D., Ph.D., Lars Jacobsson, Alma Bravo-Mehmedbasic, M.D., Ph.D. and Stefan Priebe, M.D., Ph.D., Regional Collaboration in Reconstruction of Mental Health Services in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Psychiatric Services 56 (November 2005): 1455-1457.

Haney, C., C. Banks, and P. Zimbardo. Interpersonal Dynamics in a Simulated Prison. International Journal of Criminology and Penology 1 (1983): 49-97.

Hamber, Brandon. Do Sleeping Dogs Lie? The Psychological Implications of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa. Seminar presented at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, Johannesburg, July 26, 1995.

Hart, Barry, ed. Peacebuilding in Traumatized Societies. Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Plymouth, UK: University Press of America, 2008.

Honwana, Alcinda. Healing for Peace: Traditional Healers and Post-War Reconstruction in Southern Mozambique. In Religion, Health and Suffering, edited by R. Porter and J. Hinnels. London: Kegan Paul, 1997.

Honwana, Alcinda. Sealing the Past, Facing the Future: Trauma Healing in Rural Mozambique. Accord (1998).

Hoshman, Lisa Tsoi. Cultural-Ecological Perspectives on the Understanding and Assessment of Trauma. In Cross-Cultural Assessment of Psychological Trauma and PTSD, International Cultural Psychology Series, edited by Anthony J. Marsella, PhD. US: Springer, 2007.

Humphrey, Michael. From Terror to Trauma: Commissioning Truth for National Reconciliation. Social Identities 6, no. 1 (2000).

Humphrey, Michael. The Politics of Atrocity and Reconciliation: from Terror to Trauma. London: Routledge, 2000.

Kaës, René. Rôle de Lévénement Historique Dans La Mobilisation du Fantasme. In Difference Culturelle et Suffrances de Lidentité, 93. Paris: Dunod, 1998.

Kaës, René. Violence dEtat et Psychoanalyse. Paris: Dunod, 1989.

Kleber, Rolph, Charles Figley, and Berthold Gersons. Beyond Trauma: Cultural and Societal Dynamics. New York: Plenum Press, 1995.

Latigo, James Ojera. Northern Uganda: tradition-based practices in the Acholi region. In Traditional Justice and Reconciliation after Violent Conflict: Learning from African Experiences, edited by Luc Huyse and Mark Salter. Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, 2008.

Liebmann, Marian, ed. Arts Approaches to Conflict. Bristol: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1996.

Loughry, Maryanne and Carola Eyber, eds. Psychosocial Concepts in Humanitarian Work with Children: A Review of the Concepts and Related Literature. New York: Roundtable on the Demography of Forced Migration, National Research Council, Program on Forced Migration and Health at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 2003

Lykes, M. Brinton and Marcie Mersky. Reparations and Mental Health: Psychosocial Interventions towards Healing, Human Agency, and Rethreading Social Realities. In The Handbook of Reparations, edited by Pablo De Grieff, 589-622. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

MacNair, Rachael. Perpetration-Induced Traumatic Stress: The Psychological Consequences of Killing. Lincoln, NE: Authors Choice Press, 2005.

Metraux, Jean-Claude. Deuils Collectives et Creation Sociale. Paris: La Dispute, 2004.

Montville, Joseph. The Healing Function in Political Conflict Resolution. In Conflict Resolution Theory and Practice, edited by D. Sandole and H. Van der Merwe. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1993.

Mudimbe, Valentin Y. Where is the Real Thing? Psychoanalysis and African Mythical Narrative. Cahiers dEtudes Africaines 107-108: (1987): 311-327.

Padilla, Luis Alberto. Peace Making and Conflict Transformation in Guatemala. Peace and Security 29 (1997): 24-38.

Papadopoulous, Renos K. Political Violence, Trauma and Mental Health Interventions. In Art Therapy and Political Violence, Debra Kalmanowitz and Bobby Lloyd, eds., 14-34. United Kingdom: Routledge, 2005.

Pham, P. N. and H. M. Weinstein, et al. Trauma and PTSD Symptoms in Rwanda: Implications for Attitudes Toward Justice and Reconciliation. The Journal of the American Medical Association 292, no. 5 (2004): 602-612.

Pouligny, Béatrice, Simon Chersterman, Albrecht Schnabel, eds. After Mass Crimes: Rebuilding States and Communities. New York: United Nations University Press, 2007.

Pouligny, Béatrice, Bernard Doray and Jean-Clément Martin. Methodological and ethical problems: A trans-disciplinary approach. In After Mass Crimes: Rebuilding States and Communities, edited by Pouligny et al., 19-40. New York: United Nations University Press, 2007.

Rapone, Anite and Charles R. Simpson. Womens Response to Violence in Guatemala: Resistance and Rebuilding. International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 10, no. 1 (1996): 115-140.

Rosenman, Stanley, et al. The Collective Past, Group Psychology and Personal Narrative: Shaping Jewish Identity by Memoirs of the Holocaust. American Journal of Psychoanalysis 50, no. 2 (1990): 151.

Schachter, Daniel L. Searching for Memory: the Brain, the Mind, and the Past. New York: Basic Books, 1996.

Schirch, Lisa, Ritual and Symbol in Peacebuilding, Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, 2005.

Sereny, Guita. Au Fond des Ténèbres: Un examen de conscience. Paris: Dunoël, 1974.

Shank, M. and L. Schirch. Strategic Arts-Based Peacebuilding. Social Justice Journal: Anthropology, Peace and Human Rights (2006).

Silove, D. The Psychological Effects of Torture, Mass Human Rights Violations, and Refugee Trauma: Toward an Integrated Conceptual Framework. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 187, no. 4 (1999): 200-207.

Sironi, Françoise. Bourreaux et Victimes: Psychologie de la Torture. Paris: Odile Jacob, 1999.

Sironi, Françoise. Luniversalité Est-Elle une Torture? Nouv. Revue dEthnopsychiatrie 34 (1997): 43-58.

Stagnaro, J-C. Les Masques de Thanatos: Effets Cliniques et Psychosociaux à Court et Long Terme du Terrorisme dEtat en Argentine. LInformation Psychiatrique 76, no. 3 (2000): 259-263.

Staub, Ervin. Reconciliation after Genocide, Mass Killing, or Intractable Conflict: Understanding the Roots of Violence, Psychosocial Recovery, and Steps toward a General Theory. Political Psychology 27, no. 6 (2006).

Staub, Ervin, Laurie Anne Pearlman, Alexandra Gubin, and Athanase Hagengimana. Healing, Reconciliation, Forgiving and the Prevention of Violence after Genocide or Mass Killing: An Intervention and its Experimentation in Rwanda. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology. 24, no. 3 (2005): 298.

Summerfield, Derek. Effects of War: Moral Knowledge, Revenge, Reconciliation, and Medicalised Concepts of Recovery. British Medical Journal 325 (2002): 1105-1107.

Summerfield, Derek. The Impact of War and Atrocity on Civilian Populations: Basic Principles for NGO Interventions and a Critique of Psychosocial Trauma Projects. London: RRN-ODI, 1996.

Summerfield, Derek. The Invention of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the Social Usefulness of a Psychiatric Category. British Medical Journal 9 (2001): 61-64.

Summerfield, D. The Psychological Legacy of War and Atrocity: the Question of Longterm and Transgenerational Effects and the Need for a Broad View. Journal of Nervous Mental Disorders 184 (1996): 375-377.

Summerfield, Derek. The Social Experience of War and Some Issues for the Humanitarian Field. In Rethinking the Trauma of War, edited by Patrick J. Bracken and Celia Petty, 9-37. London: Free Association Books, 1998.

Summerfield, Derek. War and Mental Health: A Brief Overview. British Medical Journal 321 (2000): 232-235.

Theidon, Kimberly. Intimate enemies: Reconciling the present in post-war communities in Ayacucho, Peru. In After Mass Crimes: Rebuilding States and Communities, edited by Pouligny et al., 97-121. New York: United Nations University Press (2007).

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Volkan, Vamik, D. Blind Trust: Large Groups and their Leaders in Times of Crises and Terror. Charlottesville: Pitchstone Publishing, 2004.

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Van der Kolk, B.A. and A.C. McFarlane. Trauma and its Challenge to Society In Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body, and Society, edited by B.A. van der Kolk, A.C. McFarlane, and L. Weisaeth. NY: Guilford Press, 1996.

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Wessells, M. Culture, Power, and Community: Intercultural Approaches to Psychosocial Assistance and Healing. In Honoring Differences: Culture Issues in the Treatment of Trauma and Loss, 267-282. Philadelphia: Taylor & Franc, 1999.

West, Harry G. Creative Destruction and Sorcery of Construction: Power, Hope and Suspicion in Post-War Mozambique. Cahiers dEtudes Africaines 37, no. 147 (1997): 675-698.

Young, Allan. The Harmony of Illusions: Inventing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995.

Zwi, Anthony and Antonio Ugalde. Towards and Epidemiology of Political Violence in the Third World. Social Science & Medicine 28, no. 7 (1989): 633-642.

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News and Reports

Briccetti, Kathy. Doctor says 'debriefing' delays healing of trauma. San Francisco Chronicle, December 31, 2006.

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Policy Analysis and Practitioner Documents

Ager, Alastair, BA, MSc, PhD, AFBPsS, and Maryanne Loughry, PhD, Science-based Mental Health Services: Psychosocial Programs. Project 1 Billion. International Congress of Ministers of Health for Mental Health and Post-Conflict Recovery. Book of Best Practices: Trauma and the Role of Mental Health in Post-Conflict Recovery, Rome, December 3-4, 2004.

Baingana, Florence. "Mental Health and Conflict," Social Development Notes: Conflict Prevention and Reconstruction 13 (2003).

Baingana, Florence, Ian Bannon, and Rachel Thomas. Mental Health and Conflicts: Conceptual Framework and Approaches. Washington, DC: The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/World Bank, 2005.

Barsalou, Judy. Trauma and Transitional Justice in Divided Societies. Special Report no. 135. Washington, DC: US Institute of Peace, April 2005.

Barsalou, Judy. Training to Help Traumatized Populations. Special Report 79. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, December 2001.

Barry, Binta and Nancy L. Pearson. "Rebuilding Communities: Training Trauma Survivors to Help Communities Heal after Atrocities." Minnesota: New Tactics Project of the Center for Victims of Torture, 2004.

Bloomfield, David, Teresa Barnes, and Luc Huyse, eds. Reconciliation after Violent Conflict: A Handbook. Sweden: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, 2003.

Bouta, Tsjeard Bouta, S. Ayse Kadayifci-Orellana and Mohammed Abu-Nimer. Faith-Based Peace-Building: Mapping and Analysis of Christian, Muslim and Multi-Faith Actors. The Hague: Netherlands Institute of International Relations (Clingendael), November 2005.

Brahm, Eric. Trauma Healing. Beyond Intractability (January 2004).

Cullberg Weston, Marta. A Psychosocial Model of Healing from the Traumas of Ethnic Cleansing: The Case of Bosnia. Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation, 2001.

Danieli, Yael. Groups for mental health professionals working with survivors. In Psychological Effects of Catastrophic Disasters: Group Approaches to Treatment, eds. Leon A. Schein, Henry I. Spitz, Gary M. Burlingame, Philip R. Muskin and Shannon Vargo, 841-876. Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Press Inc. 2006.

Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-IV. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association, 1994.

Hopwood, Julian, Chessa Osburn, Letha Victor, and Erin Baines. With or without peace: Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration in Northern Uganda. Justice and Reconciliation Project, Field Notes 6 (February 2008).

IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings. Geneva: Inter-Agency Standing Committee, 2007.

Improving the Outcome Research on Mental Health and Psychosocial Programs in Post-Disaster and (Post)Conflict Settings. An Issues Paper for the CRED/EM-SEANET Expert Consultation. Bangkok, Thailand, 26-27 October 2006.

Kalksma-van Lith, Brechtje, Donatien de Graaf, Eveline Jansveld and Ans de Jager. State of the Art: Psychosocial Interventions with Children in War-Affected Areas. Amsterdam: War Child Holland, 2007.

McKay, Susan and Dyan Mazurana. Where are the Girls? Girls in fighting forces in Northern Uganda, Sierra Leone and Mozambique: Their lives during and after war. Montreal: International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development (ICHRDD), 2004.

Mollica, Richard, and Laura McDonald. "Old Stereotypes, New Realities: Refugees and Mental Health." UN Chronicle 2 (2002): 29.

Mollica, Richard and Laura McDonald. Project 1 Billion: Health Ministers of Post-Conflict Nations Act on Mental Health Recovery. UN Chronicle 4 (2003).

Musisi, Seggane, MD and Prati wi Sudarmono, MD. Traditional Healing in Conflict/Post-Conflict Societies. In Book of Best Practices: Trauma and the Role of Mental Health in Post-Conflict Recovery. Rome: Project 1 Billion, International Congress of Ministers of Health for Mental Health and Post-Conflict Recovery, December 2004.

Peace first, Justice later: Traditional justice in Northern Uganda. Working Paper No. 17. Kampala, Uganda: Refugee Law Project, July 2005.

Nowrojjee, Binaifer. Shattered Lives: Sexual Violence during the Rwandan Genocide and its Aftermath. New York: Human Rights Watch, 1996.

Pearlman, Laurie Ann and Ervin Staub. Creating Paths to Healing. Trauma, Research, Education and Training Institute, 2002.

UNHCR. "Planning for Optimal Mental Health: Responding to Refugee Related Trauma." In Refugee Resettlement: An International Handbook to Guide Reception and Integration, 231-244. UNHCR and Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture, 2001.

Van Der Merwe, Hugo, and Tracy Vienings, "Coping with Trauma." In Peacebuilding: A Field Guide, edited by Luc Reychler and Thania Paffenholz, 343-351. Boulder, CO: Lynne Reinner Publishers, Inc., 2001.

Weine, Stevan, Yael Danieli, Derick Silove, Mark Van Ommeren, John A. Fairbank, Jack Saul, for the Task Force on International Trauma Training of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Guidelines for International Training in Mental Health and Psychosocial Interventions for Trauma Exposed Populations in Clinical and Community Settings. Psychiatry 65, no. 2 (Summer 2002).

World Health Organization. Mental Health Emergencies: Mental and Social Aspects of Health Populations Exposed to Extreme Stressors. Geneva, 2003.

World Health Organization. The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Task Force on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Guidelines. Geneva: The Inter-Agency Standing Committee, 2007.

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Association Internationale dEthnoPsychanalyse (AIEP)

American Psychological Association

Association Primo Levi, soins et soutien aux personnes victimes de la torture et de la violence politique

Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, Johannesburg

The Child Trauma Academy

The Critical Psychiatry Network (the Bradford Group)

International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)

International Traumatic Studies Program

International Peace Practitioners Network (IPPN)

Psychologists for Social Responsibility

Office of Psychosocial Issues: Consulting Development Research.

Physicians for Human Rights

Re-Imagining Peace. A Trans-Disciplinary and Comparative Effort Towards the Rebuilding of Functioning Societies After Mass Violence.

STAR. Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (a program of the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University and Church World Service)

Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO)

Trauma Information Pages

Trauma Research Net

Ubelele, the African Psychotherapy Resource Center

The World Federation for Mental Health

World Health Organization: Mental health

WHO: World report on violence and health

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