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" THE ORDINARY RESPONSE TO ATROCITIES is to banish them from consciousness. Certain violations of the social compact are too terrible to utter aloud: this is the meaning of the word unspeakable. "
Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children - Page xiii
edited by - 2008 - 332 pages
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Qualitative Research Methods for Psychologists: Introduction Through ...

Constance T. Fischer - Psychology - 2006 - 461 pages
...noting that only rarely in history have issues surrounding trauma been addressed publicly. She wrote, "The ordinary response to atrocities is to banish...aloud: this is the meaning of the word unspeakable" (p. 1). Each time trauma has received public attention, it has been in conjunction with a political...
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Queering Public Address: Sexualities in American Historical Discourse

Charles E. Morris - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 298 pages
...do speak the unspeakable in public. In her landmark book Trauma and Recovery, Judith Herman wrote, "The ordinary response to atrocities is to banish...aloud: this is the meaning of the word unspeakable." She added, "The conflict between the will to deny horrible events and the will to proclaim them aloud...
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Following Sexual Abuse: A Sociological Interpretation of Identity Re ...

Marie Catharine Croll - Psychology - 2008 - 179 pages
...do eventually find some form of expression, despite the client's initial tendency to repress them: The ordinary response to atrocities is to banish them...unspeakable. Atrocities, however, refuse to be buried. Equally as powerful as the desire to deny atrocities is the conviction that denial does not work. Folk...
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