Monthly Archives: February 2019

Intergenerational Trauma

Intergenerational trauma, also known as transgenerational trauma, is a term used to describe the transfer of psychopathology from the first generation of trauma survivors to the subsequent generations oof the survivors via mechanisms similar to complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) whereby an individual experiences the acute stressors directly. Following World War II, descriptions of concentration camp syndrome or survivor

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