The Coronavirus Pandemic and Holocaust Survivors in Israel

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Holocaust survivors in Israel and abroad appear to be especially vulnerable to COVID-19 because of their early life history, advanced age, and associated health conditions. And although some survivors may experience retraumatization because of the pandemic, others appear to be especially resilient. We encourage a strength-based approach when working with survivors to foster resilience and effective coping in this uncertain time.

Original languageAmerican English
JournalPsychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2020


  • Coronavirus
  • Holocaust
  • Older adults

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Social Psychology


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