Historical Trauma - Structural Violence

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Kirmayer LJ1, Gone JP2, Moses J3.  Rethinking historical trauma. Transcult Psychiatry. 2014   FREE FULL TEXT ARTICLE

​The persistent suffering of Indigenous peoples in the Americas reflects not so much past trauma as ongoing structural violence.  The comparative study of genocide and massive, organized violence can  illuminate the looping effects from political processes to individual experience and back again.