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Catastrophic Illness Video Clip
A short video clip (1 minute) illustrating how a current health issue, such as liver failure, can reactivate torture histories.
Witnessing the Torture of Others: An Example of Mass Torture in Cambodia under Pol Pot - Video Clip
A video clip (4.01 min) illustrating ways that witnessing the torture of others can be the hardest to shake.
Sequelae of Torture: Traumatic Brain Injury - Video
A 40 minute video presentation by Dr. Carey Jackson about working with torture survivors. Topics include mechanisms of traumatic brain injury, symptoms of TBI, ...
Working with Refugee Survivors of Torture
Article reprinted with permission from Western Journal of Medicine. By Barbara Chester, PhD and Neal Holton, MPH. West J Med, September 1992; 157:301-304.
Electrical Torture
PDF Slideshow (28 slides) for clinicians providing some background about electrical torture, prevalence in immigrants and refugees, signs and symptoms and what ...
Caring for Survivors of Torture
Resources for clinicians and advocates around issues of torture. Highlights include information about Northwest Health and Human Rights (NWHHR) coalition, a ...
The Experience of Reactivation - Video Clip
A video clip (5:24 min) illustrating how memories of torture can be reactivated when dealing with other serious health issues.
Journal article from "Mental Health in Family Medicine" that explores refugees' perspectives regarding the nature of communication barriers that impede the ...
A review article providing an introduction to the practice of female genital cutting (FGC), the different types, cultural considerations for physicians caring ...
Impact of Torture on Medical Care - Video
A 27 minute video presentation by Dr. Nicole Ahrenholz about issues involved in the medical screening and treatment of victims of torture. Topics include who ...