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The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms

The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms

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The PTSD Workbook: Simple, Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms
by Mary Beth, Ph.D. Williams, Soili Poijula, Lasse A. Nurmi

Book Description:
Post-traumatic stress disorder is an extremely debilitating condition that can occur after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal. In The PTSD Workbook, readers determine the type of trauma they experienced, identify their physical, mental, and emotional symptoms, and learn effective techniques and interventions to overcome them. They start with the exercise best suited to relieve their worst symptom then progress to less troubling symptoms, picking up key information about PTSD along the way.

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook
by Glenn R. Schiraldi

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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.

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Trust After Trauma: A Guide to Relationships for Survivors and Those Who Love Them

Trust After Trauma: A Guide to Relationships for Survivors and Those Who Love Them

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Trust After Trauma: A Guide to Relationships for Survivors and Those Who Love Them
by Aphrodite Matsakis

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In Trust After Trauma, the author guides survivors through a process of strengthening existing bonds, building new ones, and ending self-perpetuating cycles of withdrawal and isolation. She explains how survivors’ increased understanding of emotional pain can ultimately enrich their ability to relate to other people. Step-by-step exercises help readers learn how to make their important relationships a context for healing.

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For Professionals

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Treating Trauma Survivors With PTSD

Treating Trauma Survivors With PTSD

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Treating Trauma Survivors With PTSD
by Rachel Yehuda (Editor)

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Seven presentations record the Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder conference held in New York City in September 1999. The goal is to capture the dialogue between the treatment literature and clinical practice, focusing particularly on issues that are often overlooked in the literature but are relevant to clinicians.

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Effective Treatments for PTSD

Effective Treatments for PTSD

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Effective Treatments for PTSD
by Edna Foa (Editor), Terence Keane (Editor), Matthew Friedman (Editor)

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This comprehensive volume brings together leading authorities on psychological trauma to offer best practice guidelines for the treatment of PTSD. Developed under the auspices of the PTSD Treatment Guidelines Task Force of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the book represents the collaborative work of experts across a range of theoretical orientations and professional backgrounds. After addressing general treatment considerations and methodological issues, chapters review and evaluate the salient literature on treatment approaches for children, adolescents, and adults. Approaches covered include acute interventions, cognitive-behavioral therapy, pharmacotherapy, EMDR, group therapy, psychodynamic therapy, inpatient treatment, psychosocial rehabilitation, hypnosis, marital and family treatment, and creative therapies. Standardized ratings are provided of each modality’s efficacy for reducing core symptoms, and therapeutic goals, methods, and treatment planning recommendations are summarized.

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