Caring for Holocaust Survivors: Rethinking the Paradigm

By Allen Glicksman, Kimberly Van Haitsma, Michelle H. Mamberg, Michelle Gagnon

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), March 2003

Much of the literature on Holocaust survivors is based on the faulty assumption that they constitute a homogeneous group. One can only understand the effect of the Holocaust on their mental health status in old age by appreciating the diversity of this group. Their status is determined by such factors as when they emigrated from Eastern Europe, their age at the time the Holocaust began, and the number of children they have.


Topic: Trauma, Social Services, Mental Health, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 79/No. 2-3

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Language: English

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Glicksman, Allen. Van Haitsma, Kimberly. Mamberg, Michelle H. Gagnon, Michelle. Caring for Holocaust Survivors: Rethinking the Paradigm. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). March 2003: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1221


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