Phenomenon of intergenerational (transgenerational) transmission of men-tal traumatization (analytical review of international studies)

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Abstract

The paper presents an analytical review of international studies on the phe-nomenon of intergenerational (transgenerational) transmission of mental trau-matization. The actuality, social relevance and the interdisciplinary study of the phenomenon in modern psychology and psychiatry are discussed. The arti-cle is structured in accordance with the basic aspects of the study of intergen-erational transmission of trauma, dedicated to the analysis of literature.

General Information

Keywords: mental traumatization, intergenerational (transgenerational) transmission of mental traumatization, person, children's traumatization, the psychological ef-fects of mental traumatization

Journal rubric: Research Reviews

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Tarabrina N.V., Main N.V. Phenomenon of intergenerational (transgenerational) transmission of men-tal traumatization (analytical review of international studies). Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2013. Vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 96–119. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Nadegda V. Tarabrina, Doctor of Psychology, Chief Researcher of the Laboratory of Developmental Psychology of the Subject in Normal and Post-traumatic states, Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IPRAN), Moscow, Russia, e-mail: nvtarab@gmail.com

Nadegda V. Main, e-mail: nadezhda.korobenko@gmail.com

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