Re-Learning the terms of 'Trauma' and Mental Health

'Trauma,' 'PTSD,' the 'repressed,' and other common labels for describing the lived realities of the Middle East are not always helpful in understanding the personal, social, or historic meaning of an event, a system, or an experience. They are, however, powerful terms that have come to structure discourse on life in the Middle East (and elsewhere). How do we escape or find alternatives to these imposing frames? The resources below gather examples from scholars, writers, performers, practitioners and policy makers who are all finding ways to think 'Beyond Trauma.' 

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This web hub is here to platform the rich diversity of resources that deal with understanding trauma in the Middle East. If you have any such resources, do not hesitate to get in touch. 

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