45. El Sarraj, E. Peace and States of Mind. Gaza: Gaza Community Mental Health Programme, 1994: 14 pp.

In this narrative essay, the author describes the effects of the occupation and the aftermath of the peace process on Palestinians. Clear rationalizations are provided to explain the national psyches of both the Palestinians and Israelis. This includes the Children of Stone from the Intifada and their struggle against the oppressors. The author concludes that the Israelis need to overcome their collective psyche of fear and paranoia and recognize the rights and aspirations of the Palestinians.