This book deals with affects and memories from extreme traumatization of Jewish survivors, who were children themselves during the Holocaust, and teenagers who survived the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, presenting an illustration of how complex affect regulating is for traumatized individuals.
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Interviewing Child Survivors -- First contacts -- Children's experiences of war in a psychoanalytic perspective -- Child survivors and childbearing -- What Is Being Communicated? -- Analysing life histories about trauma -- Children in the Holocaust -- Rwanda genocide, 1994 -- How Are Memories Being Recalled? -- Two boys–one event: how memories are recalled in interviews about massive trauma -- From Conceptual Models to a Theory -- The “affect propeller” as an analytic tool for trauma-related affects -- Trauma linking and generational linking: applications of the “affect propeller” -- Concluding remarks -- Appendix A -- Appendix B