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Human TraffickingThe Complexities of Exploitation$
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Margaret Malloch and Paul Rigby

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781474401128

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.001.0001

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Promoting Psychological Recovery in Victims of Human Trafficking

Promoting Psychological Recovery in Victims of Human Trafficking

Chapter:
(p.121) 8 Promoting Psychological Recovery in Victims of Human Trafficking
Source:
Human Trafficking
Author(s):

Sharon Doherty

Rachel Morley

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0008

Chapter 8 focuses on the psychological effects of exploitation through trafficking and explores how therapy can contribute to the psychological recovery of victims. It describes the approach to psychological work with adult and child victims of trafficking used by the COMPASS team from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Psychological Trauma Service. It acknowledges the challenges in promoting psychological recovery for victims of trafficking, not least within a stressful and confusing national identification and support framework. The conclusion acknowledges the need for further research into the efficacy of this, and other approaches, when working with victims of trafficking.

Keywords:   Psychological recovery, Cumulative trauma, Therapeutic outcomes, Cumulative trauma, safety

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