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Conflict, Peace and Mental Health: Addressing the Consequences of Conflict and Trauma in Northern Ireland

David Bolton


What are the human consequences of war, conflict and terrorism, and what are the appropriate policy and service responses? This book seeks to provide some answers to these important questions, drawing upon over 25 years’ work by the author in Northern Ireland and elsewhere. Focusing on the work undertaken following the Omagh bombing in 1998, the book describes how needs were assessed and understood, how evidence-based therapy services were put in place and the training and education programmes that were developed to assist first those communities affected by the Omagh bombing - and later the w ... More

Keywords: War and conflict, Terrorism, Northern Ireland, Omagh, Peace, Mental health, Trauma, PTSD, Religion, Therapy, Politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780719090998
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719090998.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Bolton, author