What shelter for Refugees?

Author/s Maria Lavinia Gentile
Publishing Year 2010 Issue 2010/31 Language Italian
Pages 20 P. 55-74 File size 582 KB
DOI 10.3280/PR2010-031005
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The tear from own roots, the traumas suffered before, during and after the migratory trip, the to find with the status of Political Refugee, to be foreign in a new Country, not to have the possibility of a return: what means to emigrate from a psychological point of view? It means to abandon a protective wrap, to feel to stagger the sense of identity not to have trust in the relationships. Which shelter, which new settlement is possible? Through the clinical case the author will illustrate her own experience as therapist; she will present some difficulties in creating the setting and a bond of trust with whom has been fragmented by the insurmountable pain of the loss.

Keywords: Refugee, shelter, exile, identity, trauma, PTSD

Maria Lavinia Gentile, Quale rifugio per i rifugiati? in "RIVISTA DI PSICOTERAPIA RELAZIONALE " 31/2010, pp 55-74, DOI: 10.3280/PR2010-031005