Intergenerational Trauma

Psychologists are working to understand how the on-going traumatic experiences of people who have been persecuted can affect subsequent generations.


  • Acknowledgement is the first step.
  • Knowing history is another tremendous aid to freeing ourselves from the aspects of the past which have been unjust.

Note: See material in the article on Inter-generational Trauma that sites studies of trauma experienced by Native Canadians and reeducation schools, and African Americans (in RC: Trauma)

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