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Psychological debriefing (PD) of trauma: a proposed model for Africa

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dc.contributor.author Van Dyk, E L
dc.contributor.author Van Dyk, G A J
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-07T09:01:48Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-07T09:01:48Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation Van Dyk, E.L. & Van Dyk, G.A.J. 2010. Psychological debriefing (PD) of trauma: a proposed model for Africa. TD The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa, 6(2): 379 – 394, Dec. [http://dspace.nwu.ac.za/handle/10394/3605] en
dc.identifier.issn 1817-4434
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10394/3872
dc.description.abstract Africa is a continent with severe trauma. Traumatic events include experiences of child soldiers, people living in war and conflict zones, and people struggling with the HIV/AIDS pandemic. These events cause high levels of trauma. The trauma causes psychological disorders like post traumatic stress disorder, acute stress disorder and combat stress reaction, specific in the military environment. This article focuses on a better understanding of the implications of trauma for military people and civilians. It discusses the different theories and models of psychological debriefing. Lastly the article discusses psychological debriefing models for military forces and the civilian population to prevent severe psychopathology after traumatic incidents in Africa. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Psychological debriefing en
dc.subject Community health en
dc.subject Social Work en
dc.subject Model for Africa en
dc.title Psychological debriefing (PD) of trauma: a proposed model for Africa en
dc.type Article en


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