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Coping with Stress and Bereavement During the Yom Kippur War

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Publication Date: March 1979

Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America)

Author(s): Victor D. Sanua

Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 55-3

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Social conditions (Psychology)

Keywords: Psychology; Trauma; War

Type: Report

Coverage: Israel


The author provides an overview of treatments offered to Israeli combat fatigue casualties during the 1973 Yom Kippur war, as well as psychological services offered to the Israeli population during and after the war. He also discusses the range of emotional responses in the Israeli population brought on by loss of loved ones. These findings are based on the author's own observations, and on interviews with service providers and bereaved families.

In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.55 no.3, Spring 1979.