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'Today, perhaps more than ever, there is a concerted focus on trauma and overcoming it. From the early acknowledgement of war-induced trauma, once known as ‘shell shock’, to the nuanced understandings of post-traumatic stress disorder we have today, understanding and overcoming trauma has never been more part of the zeitgeist.'  (Introduction)


  • Editor's note: Content warning: The following paper contains themes of war, trauma, mental ill-health, addiction, domestic violence, and suicide.

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    y separately published work icon Axon : Creative Explorations Turning Points : Narratives, Health, and Speaking the Self vol. 8 no. 2 November Jen Webb (editor), Donna Lee Brien (editor), Cassandra Atherton (editor), 2018 15077590 2018 periodical issue

    'The contributions in this issue have been gathered together from various sources including a number of events addressing the themes of this issue. Primarily, these were the Turning Point: Creative Arts and Trauma symposium (University of Canberra, 7 June 2017), and the Narratives of Health and Wellbeing Research Conference (CQUniversity, Noosa campus, 26–27 October 2017). In addition, a series of interviews generated from the ARC-funded project, Understanding Creative Excellence: A Case Study in Poetry (DP130100402) sparked the idea of recruiting more conversations between creative practitioners working in a range of art practices: poetry, prose fiction, film and visual art in particular. Together, these contributions comprise a fascinating, revealing and sometimes provocative collection.' (Editorial introduction)

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