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dc.contributor.authorGoins, Stephanie
dc.contributor.authorWinter, David
dc.contributor.authorSundin, Josefin
dc.contributor.authorPatient, Sarah
dc.contributor.authorAslan, Esther
dc.identifier.citationGoins , S , Winter , D , Sundin , J , Patient , S & Aslan , E 2012 , ' Self-construing in former child soldiers ' , Journal of Constructivist Psychology , vol. 25 , no. 4 , pp. 275-301 .
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 625232
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: a9c54903-0565-4708-946e-508d9170aa22
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 84865056987
dc.description.abstractThis article presents a repertory grid study of young people who had experienced civil war in Sierra Leone, some as child soldiers and others as noncombatants. Unexpected findings included that the former combatants viewed themselves more favorably than did noncombatants. The findings are discussed in terms of individual and social construing processes, drawing on narratives and interview and focus group responses obtained from the participants in the larger investigation of which this study was part. Particular consideration is given to the role of forgivenessen
dc.relation.ispartofJournal of Constructivist Psychology
dc.titleSelf-construing in former child soldiersen
dc.contributor.institutionDepartment of Psychology
dc.contributor.institutionHealth & Human Sciences Research Institute
dc.contributor.institutionHealth and Clinical Psychology group
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Review

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