The Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook

The Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook

A Guide to Healing, Recovery, and Growth

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Baker & Taylor
A guidebook for those suffering from a traumatic experience provides information on coping mechanisms, emotional triggers, and the mental defenses that offer protection from future harm.

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Describes post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and its baffling symptoms, and describes a range of options for self-managing symptoms, from breathing retraining to anger management techniques. Details a wide variety of treatment techniques, and gives advice on coping with setbacks and exploring positive aspects of life, such as intimacy, pleasure, and humor. Includes a list of agencies and support groups. The author has served on the stress management faculties at the Pentagon and the University of Maryland, and has written several books on mental and physical health. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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An important guidebook for those suffering from a traumatic experience provides information on coping mechanisms, emotional triggers, the mental defenses that protect us from further harm, and much more. Original.

McGraw Hill
For the millions who suffer from the effects of a traumatic experience, this book offers help and hope and provides the diverse elements needed for lasting recovery. Trauma can take many forms, from the most disturbing of circumstances such as witnessing a murder or violent crime to the subtle trauma of living with the effects of abuse or alcoholism. Deep emotional wounds often seem like they will never heal, but Schiraldi has helped and witnessed survivors recover, grow, and find happiness.

By helping people recognize the coping mechanisms and by dealing directly with the effects of a traumatic experience, there is a great reason for hope. The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook is a guide for both survivors and their loved ones, helping them to see that on the other side of their pain is recovery and growth.

  • Explains the psychic defenses that can go into effect to protect a victim from further emotional harm
  • Provides information on triggers and the debilitating effects of post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Addresses how the healing process can begin and how fear diminishes through a variety of medic and nonmedicinal treatment methods

For the millions who suffer from the effects of a traumatic experience, this book offers help and hope and provides the diverse elements needed for lasting recovery. Trauma can take many forms, from the most disturbing of circumstances such as witnessing a murder or violent crime to the subtle trauma of living with the effects of abuse or alcoholism. Deep emotional wounds often seem like they will never heal, but Schiraldi has helped and witnessed survivors recover, grow, and find happiness.By helping people recognize the coping mechanisms and by dealing directly with the effects of a traumatic experience, there is a great reason for hope. The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook is a guide for both survivors and their loved ones, helping them to see that on the other side of their pain is recovery and growth.Explains the psychic defenses that can go into effect to protect a victim from further emotional harmProvides information on triggers and the debilitating effects of post-traumatic stress disorderAddresses how the healing process can begin and how fear diminishes through a variety of medic and nonmedicinal treatment methods

Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Lowell House, 2000
ISBN: 9780585210216
0585210217
0737302658
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 441 p.) : ill

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