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Conflict, Peace and Mental HealthAddressing the Consequences of Conflict and Trauma in Northern Ireland$
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David Bolton

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780719090998

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719090998.001.0001

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Planning for and responding to the mental health impact of conflict

Planning for and responding to the mental health impact of conflict

(p.169) 10 Planning for and responding to the mental health impact of conflict
Conflict, Peace and Mental Health

David Bolton

Manchester University Press

This Chapter seeks to draw together the key messages from the book into a form which the reader can consider, use, adapt or reject, to respond to his or her circumstances. The author shares his own conclusions from the work he and colleagues - and others - have done in relation to Northern Ireland and the years of violence and conflict. The importance of planning with an informed perspective on the impact of major traumatic stressors (such as conflict) on communities is discussed. Also the the contribution of leadership, ritual, politics, therapy, peace making, and the central importance of listening to victims and survivors. Again the author highlights the need to bring considerations about the mental health impact and burden of war and conflict into the early stages of the peace project, when wars and conflicts are being brought to an end.

Keywords:   Planning, Leadership, Ritual, Evidence based, Listening, Services, Politics, Therapy, Peace making, Mental health

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