Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook: A Guide to Healing, Recovery, and Growth (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 1, 2001 - Psychology - 446 pages
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For the millions who suffer from the effects of a traumaticexperience, this book offers help and hope and provides thediverseelements needed for lasting recovery. Trauma can take manyforms, fromthe most disturbing of circumstances such as witnessing amurder orviolent crime to the subtle trauma of living with the effects of abuseor alcoholism. Deep emotional wounds often seem like they willneverheal, but Glenn Schiraldi has helped and witnessed survivorsrecover, grow, and find happiness.

By helping people recognize the copingmechanisms and by dealing directly with the effects of a traumaticexperience, there is a great reason for hope. "ThePost-TraumaticStress Disorder Sourcebook is a guide for both survivors andtheirloved ones, helping them to see that on the other side of their painisrecovery and growth.Explains the psychic defenses that cango into effect to protect a victim from further emotionalharm

Provides information on triggers and the debilitating effects ofpost-traumatic stress disorder

Addresses how the healing process canbegin and how fear diminishes through a variety of medic andnonmedicinal treatment methods

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User Review  - Brian Gillum - Goodreads

This book is what it says it is...a guide to dealing with PTSD, for those still struggling with it, those who have learned to cope with it and for those who love them. Read full review

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Really good overview on PTSD. Read full review



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Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D., has taught anger management courses at the Pentagon and at the University of Maryland. He has written several books on mental and psychical health.

Melissa Hallmark Kerr, M.A., is a health educator with a research focus on stress and mental health. She has taught a wide range of health courses.

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