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Trauma and psychiatry the role of individual and transgenerational traumatisation in the causation of psychobiological illness : an object-relations and psychobiological model of normal and pathological personality development in the light of individual and transgenerational sequelae of severe traumatisation by Theo K. De Graaf

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Published by Tilburg University Press in Tilburg .
Written in English


  • Medicine, Psychosomatic,
  • Mind and body,
  • Neuropsychiatry,
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder,
  • Psychobiology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesRole of individual and transgenerational traumatisation in the causation of psychobiological illness
StatementTheo K. De Graaf.
LC ClassificationsRC343 .D385 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 349 p.
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20798518M
ISBN 109036199689

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