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Talking About Twisters: How Mothers and Children Converse About a Devastating Tornado

Patricia J. Bauer, Melissa M. Burch, Dana L. Van Abbema, and Jennifer K. Ackil

in Stress, Trauma, and Children's Memory Development: Neurobiological, cognitive, clinical and legal perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195308457
eISBN:
9780199867387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308457.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the widely-held assumption that highly stressful and traumatic events are differentially remembered relative to events that are more affectively neutral or positive. This ... More


Cultural Trauma and Collective Identity

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in The Meanings of Social Life: A Cultural Sociology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160840
eISBN:
9780199944156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160840.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the relation between cultural trauma and collective identity. It explains that cultural trauma occurs when members of a collectivity feel they have been subjected to a ... More


Gender, Trauma, and Distress

William J. Koch, Kevin S. Douglas, Tonia L. Nicholls, and Melanie L. O'Neill

in Psychological Injuries: Forensic Assessment, Treatment, and Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188288
eISBN:
9780199870486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188288.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses exposure to potentially traumatic events and the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), limitations of current knowledge and future research directions, and the ... More


Distinctiveness and Emotion in Early Memory Development

Mark L. Howe

in The Nature of Early Memory: An Adaptive Theory of the Genesis and Development of Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195381412
eISBN:
9780199893867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381412.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter outlines the impact of stress and trauma on memory and its development. It begins by reviewing the relevant neural substrates related to the impact of stress and trauma on memory ... More


ALL IN A DAY’S WORK: Traumatic Events in the Line of Duty

CHERYL REGEHR and TED BOBER

in In the Line of Fire: Trauma in the Emergency Services

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165029
eISBN:
9780199864089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165029.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter describes the multiple traumatic events encountered by emergency responders, drawing directly on interviews with emergency responders. While most discussed horrific events which ... More


Trauma Counseling

Allison Rowlands

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores the concept of trauma and ways in which social workers can intervene. It discusses definitions of traumatic events and some approaches to assisting people who have experienced a ... More


Forgetting Trauma?

Richard J. Mcnally, Susan A. Clancy, and Heidi M. Barrett

in Memory and Emotion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195158564
eISBN:
9780199848126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158564.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the conditions under which traumatic events are remembered or forgotten, focusing on the frequently espoused belief that all ... More


The Wounds of Nations: Horror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

Linnie Blake

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075933
eISBN:
9781781700914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075933.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the ways in which the unashamedly disturbing conventions of international horror cinema allow audiences to engage with the traumatic legacy of the recent past in a manner that has ... More


Commemorating Trauma: The Paris Commune and Its Cultural Aftermath

Peter Starr

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823226030
eISBN:
9780823240920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823226030.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Nothing says more about a culture than the way it responds to deeply traumatic events. The Reign of Terror, America's Civil War, the Holocaust, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Kennedy assassination, ... More


Ethnocultural Minorities

William J. Koch, Kevin S. Douglas, Tonia L. Nicholls, and Melanie L. O'Neill

in Psychological Injuries: Forensic Assessment, Treatment, and Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188288
eISBN:
9780199870486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188288.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The chapter begins with a brief discussion of the need to consider ethnocultural status in mental health assessments and the limitations of current knowledge. It then reviews the impact of ... More


Future traces

Jeremy Tambling

in On Anachronism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082443
eISBN:
9781781703168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082443.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses post-Nietzschean philosophers and other forms of the anachronous. One of these forms is within memory, which is seen as always productive of the traumatic event. It studies the ... More


Developmental Aspects of Political Violence: An Attachment Theoretical Approach

Raija-Leena Punamäki

in Handbook of Political Violence and Children: Psychosocial Effects, Intervention, and Prevention Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190874551
eISBN:
9780190874582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874551.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents developmental and attachment theory approaches to understanding the impacts of political violence on children and families. It argues that each developmental period provides ... More


Introduction

Adrian Parr

in Deleuze and Memorial Culture: Desire, Singular Memory and the Politics of Trauma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627547
eISBN:
9780748652433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627547.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this book, which is about contemporary forms of public remembrance or memorial culture based on Gilles Deleuze's concept of desire. The book presents a ... More


9/11 News Coverage

Adrian Parr

in Deleuze and Memorial Culture: Desire, Singular Memory and the Politics of Trauma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627547
eISBN:
9780748652433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627547.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the social reality and function of remembering traumatic events such as the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack (9/11). It argues that the news coverage and mass media's ... More


The Social Memory Problem

Francis X. Blouin Jr. and William G. Rosenberg

in Processing the Past: Contesting Authorities in History and the Archives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740543
eISBN:
9780199894673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740543.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography, History of Ideas

In various unreflected forms, the concept of "social memory" has been at the foundation of much modern archival organization and development. The U.S. National Archives, for example, were organized ... More


Conclusion

Giulia Miller

in Studying Waltz with Bashir

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325154
eISBN:
9781800342217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325154.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reviews the mechanisms and features that are considered to be unique to Ari Folman's Waltz with Bashir. It explains how animation is used in conjunction with the documentary format and ... More


Becoming Again

Ruthann Knechel Johansen

in Listening in the Silence, Seeing in the Dark: Reconstructing Life after Brain Injury

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231146
eISBN:
9780520927766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231146.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter presents the emotional feelings of Robert when he was taking his son, with serious brain injuries, from a hospital, where he was initially admitted after the accident, to a ... More


Why some people cry more often than others

Ad Vingerhoets

in Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter discusses factors that are associated with (i) individual differences in crying and (ii) remarkable changes in an individual’s crying. In addition to gender and age, genetic factors very ... More


Word, Image, and Movement: Translating Pain

Ein Lall and Roma Chatterji

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a photo essay on a dance performance that was inspired by a chapter in Life and Words in which Veena Das describes her struggle with ‘writing pain’, with the language of social ... More


Memory Wars Break Out

Karl Sabbagh

in Remembering our Childhood: How Memory Betrays Us

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218417
eISBN:
9780191804250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218417.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers the debates concerning the accuracy of repressed childhood memories. Many psychologists reject the notion that when psychologically disturbed people came to ‘recover’ memories ... More


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