Issue 3, Winter 2013

Aging Child Survivors

Aging of Child Holocaust Survivors By Yoram Barak, MD, MHA Introduction Numerous studies focus on the influence of Holocaust experiences on child survivors more than 60 years after the Holocaust. Our own treatment and research group investigated issues as diverse as development of dementia, suicide and psychiatric services used by survivors (Ohanna, Golander, & Barak, 2011;…