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Author Ahlberg, Nora, 1952-
Title No five fingers are alike : what exiled Kurdish women in therapy told me / Nora Ahlberg.
Imprint London : Karnac Books, 2007.

Author Ahlberg, Nora, 1952-
Series International series of psychosocial perspectives on trauma, displaced people, and political violence
International series of psychosocial perspectives on trauma, displaced people, and political violence.
Subject Women refugees -- Mental health -- Norway.
Women refugees -- Norway -- Interviews.
Post-traumatic stress disorder.
Refugees, Kurdish -- Norway.
Description 1 online resource (348, 1 unnumbered page).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-349).
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Series editor's foreword; About the author; Author's foreword to the present edition; Introduction Towards Interdisciplinary Theory and Understanding; Part one: A Cultural Study of Clinical Context; 1. THE INTERDISCIPLINARY CHALLENGE; 2. PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAUMA RECONSIDERED; 3. THE TORTURE VERSUS EXILE TRAUMA; 4. VIOLATION OF GENDER; 5. VIOLATIONS OFINTERGENERATIONAL OBLIGATIONS; 6. CLIENTIFICATION AS A RE-ACTUALISED TRAUMA; 7. THE COLLECTIVE DIMENSIONS OF TRAUMA; Violation of Ritual and Ritual Emotion; Large-Scale Loss and Multiple Disaster:The Kurdish Case.
Summary This is probably the only book of it kind that focuses exclusively on refugee women, and one of the few that limit their scope only to one group of refugees - the Kurds, in this case. Although the book is about Kurdish women in Norway, its appeal and contents are nevertheless of universal value and applicability. The general reader will get an unparalleled insight into a therapeutic way of working with refugees and the specialist reader will have a vast range of themes to feast on. These include theoretical considerations of ideas about collective trauma, narrative life stories, working cross-
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781849405492 (electronic bk.)
1849405492 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 729246442
Additional Format Print version: Ahlberg, Nora, 1952- No five fingers are alike. London : Karnac Books, 2007, ©2008 1855755122 (DLC) 2008300745 (OCoLC)231583767

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