Transgenerational trauma

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Report on Intergenerational trauma from the National Aboriginal Health Organization:

Issue 4 (2007) of Indigenous Affairs, please see article on Page 6 “The Intergenerational Transmission of Historic Trauma and Grief”:

Online report on the topic from Canada:



Distinct enough from Historical trauma?

Indigenous mental health professionals, within the context of new research, use the term “Intergenerational trauma” (see the work of Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux, Suzanne Stewart)


One Reply to “Transgenerational trauma”

  1. One initial question I have is, what is the work being cataloged that would provide literary warrant for the proposal? Is it one of the three examples cited here? The form “Transgenerational trauma” is only supported by Wikipedia here, so we would need other evidence to support the heading as currently worded.

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