Female genital mutilation and mental health: how can research help the victims?

BJPsych Bull. 2016 Aug;40(4):230-1. doi: 10.1192/pb.40.4.230. Female genital mutilation and mental health: how can research help the victims? Alachkar M EXTRACT In their paper on mental health problems associated with female genital mutilation (FGM) Knipscheer et al1 concluded that ‘a considerable minority group, characterised by infibulated women who have a vivid memory of the circumcisionContinue reading “Female genital mutilation and mental health: how can research help the victims?”

Female Genital Mutilation in a Young Refugee: A Case Report and Review

Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma. 2010, 3(3):234-242. Female genital mutilation in a young refugee: a case report and review Suardi E, Mishkin A & Henderson SW ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a widespread practice affecting up to 140 million girls and women worldwide (World Health Organization, 2008a). A substantial advocacy literature reports long-term psychologicalContinue reading “Female Genital Mutilation in a Young Refugee: A Case Report and Review”

Female genital mutilation and the perpetuation of multigenerational trauma.

J Psychohist. 2010 Spring;37(4):297-325. Female genital mutilation and the perpetuation of multigenerational trauma. Raya PD. Saybrool Graduate School and Research Center, San Fransisco, USA. No abstract is available for this article. There is no link to view this article online.