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Prince, R.M. (2015). The Holocaust after 70 Years: Holocaust Survivors in the United States. Am. J. Psychoanal., 75(3):267-286.

(2015). American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 75(3):267-286

The Holocaust after 70 Years: Holocaust Survivors in the United States

Robert M. Prince, Ph.D., ABPP

Over 70 years, there have been different narratives of the Holocaust survivors coming to the United States. Survivors’ stories begin with an event of major historical significance. Difficulties in conceptualizing historical trauma, along with common distortions and myths about Holocaust survivors and their children are examined. This article proposes that it is impossible to discuss the consequences of extreme suffering without consideration of historical meaning and social context with which they are entwined. The evolution of the social representation of the Holocaust and the contradictions in clinical attributions to survivors and their children with consideration of the future is described. Attributions to survivors and their children with consideration of the future is described.

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