The Holocaust And Its Effects On Survivors

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The Holocaust was a really tragic event that took place in the period from January 30, 1933 to May 8, 1945, during the Holocaust about 11 million Jews were killed (Wikipedia) by a german group that saw the Jewish people as an inferior race, the Nazis, under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, mercilessly killed all of those unfortunate to be caught. To this day, there are still survivors that witnessed this horrifying event, there are also journals and articles that explain in great detail how the Holocaust survivors were affected physically and psychologically. In the article “The Holocaust and Its Effects on Survivors: An Overview” Paul Chodoff describes how the survivors of the Holocaust were psychologically affected by their horrific experience during the Holocaust. The article “Disorganized Reasoning in Holocaust Survivors” by Abraham Sagi, Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, Tirtsa Joels, and Miri Scharf compared Holocaust survivors with people who did not experience the Holocaust to see how they were different when it came to psychological health, this was to conclude how the Holocaust survivors were psychologically affected by the Holocaust. “Sense of Coherence Moderates Late Effects of Early Childhood Holocaust Exposure” by Elisheva A.M. von der Hal-van Raalte, Marinus H. van IJzendoorn and Marian J. Bakermans - Kranenburg describes what the children that had survived the Holocaust had to go through to survive and the psychological trauma that scarred them for the rest of their…

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