An-Najah University Publishes Distinguished Research on Transgenerational Trauma and Collective Resilience
An-Najah National University continues to excel in its research endeavors with the recent publication of a groundbreaking research paper in the International Journal of Social Psychiatry. Titled "Transgenerational Trauma and Collective Resilience: A Qualitative Analysis of the Experiences of Settler-Colonial Violence among Three Generations of Palestinian Refugees," this research was conducted by Dr. Fayez Mahamid from An-Najah, along with Ms. Dana Bdier, a PhD candidate on scholarship at the University of Milano Bicocca, Italy, and researcher Guido Veronese from the University of Milano Bicocca, Italy.
The study delves into the profound impact of settler-colonial violence on Palestinian refugees across three generations, offering a qualitative analysis of their experiences. The findings of this research shed light on transgenerational trauma and collective resilience, providing valuable insights into the fields of humanities and social psychiatry.
The research paper was accepted and published in the International Journal of Social Psychiatry, a renowned publication affiliated with the esteemed British publishing house, SAGE. Established in 1955, the journal has maintained its reputation as a leading platform for scholarly discourse in the field. With an impressive impact factor of 10.46, it is widely recognized for its contributions to advancing knowledge and understanding in social psychiatry.
This achievement marks a significant milestone for An-Najah National University, as it is the first time researchers from the humanities at the University have published a research article in a journal with an impact factor surpassing 10. It exemplifies the University's commitment to fostering research partnerships, promoting scientific inquiry, and amplifying its research outputs on both local and international platforms.
For more information on the research paper, please visit the following link: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/00207640231175787