• Elizabeth Lira Kornfeld

Psychology of political threat and fear


Elizabeth Lira is a psychotherapist, psychosocial researcher, and international advocate in the field of mental health and human rights.

Based on clinical experience with victims of human rights violations, along with María Isabel Castillo, Lira published this work where they analyzed how human rights violations in the context of state-sponsored violence create a culture of death, terror, and violence, and the consequences remain in the countries’ institutions and in the psyche and the body of the people themselves.

Chapter 7 of Psychology of political threat and fear by Elizabeh Lira Kornfeld (1991)

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