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Williams, M. (2001). Survivors of Torture: Realities, Responsible Care, and Rehabilitation. J. Appl. Psychoanal. Stud., 3(3):259-271.

(2001). Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies, 3(3):259-271

Survivors of Torture: Realities, Responsible Care, and Rehabilitation

Mark Williams, M.D.

This paper provides an overview of special issues and challenges for the psychiatrist providing care to a survivor of government sponsored torture. Case examples illustrate cultural concerns, issues of confidentiality, transference, dual loyalties, and provider responsibilities. The author hopes to stimulate interest in others to learn more about working with this challenging and rewarding group of patients.

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