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[The issue of death drawn by children]

Journal title
Soins. Pediatrie, puericulture
Publication year
2016
Author(s)
Touhami, F.; Rizzi, A. T.; Moro, M. R.
Pages
20-3
Number
289

Embracing death and finding the right words to represent it is a dangerous exercise when the death is traumatic and when it remains suspended on emotions and affects. The cross-cultural consultation enables the trauma to be developed and makes room for rituals and words. The children’s drawings come to represent the traumatic transfer of the connections and fears, and the need to reconstruct a cultural cocoon.

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