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The Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook

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Publisher Comments:

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.<P>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

Book News Annotation:

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.
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Synopsis:

The Definitive Resource for Trauma Survivors, Their Loved Ones, and Helpers

Trauma can take many forms, from witnessing a violent crime or surviving a natural disaster to living with the effects of abuse, rape, combat, or alcoholism. Deep emotional wounds may seem like they will never heal. However, with The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook, Dr. Glenn Schiraldi offers a remarkable range of treatment alternatives and self-management techniques, showing survivors that the other side of pain is recovery and growth.

Live your life more fully-without fear, pain, depression, or self-doubt

  • Identify emotional triggers-and protect yourself from further harm
  • Understand the link between PTSD and addiction-and how to break it
  • Find the best treatments and techniques that are right for you

This updated edition covers new information for war veterans and survivors with substance addictions. It also explores mindfulness-based treatments, couples strategies, medical aids, and other important treatment innovations.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [404]-431) and index.

About the Author

Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D., has served on the stress management faculty at the U.S. Pentagon and the University of Maryland, where he received the Outstanding Teacher Award in the College of Health and Human Performance. He is the author of various articles and books on human mental and physical health, including Conquer Anxiety, Worry and Nervous Fatigue: A Guide to Greater Peace; Hope and Help for Depression: A Practical Guide; Facts to Relax By: A Guide to Relaxation and Stress Reduction; and Building Self-Esteem: A 125-Day Program. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, and holds graduate degrees in Health Education from Brigham Young University and the University of Maryland.

Table of Contents

Part I: About PTSD

Part II: About Leaving, Recovery, Growth

Part III: Preparations

Part IV: Managing Symptoms

Part V: Treatment

Part VI: Moving On

Product Details

ISBN:
9780737302653
Author:
Schiraldi, Glenn R.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Schiraldi, Glenn
Author:
Schiraldi Glenn
Location:
Los Angeles, Calif. :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Stress Management
Subject:
Recovery
Subject:
Healing
Subject:
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Subject:
Healing,PTSD,Growth,Recovery,Bewildering Symptoms,Making Sense,Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder,Management,Features,Dissociation,Understanding Anxiety,PTSD Basics
Subject:
post-traumatic stress, trauma, depression, anger, healing, anxiet, dissociation, group treatment, relaxation, affect management, autogenic training, intrusion management, meditation, memory work, cognitive restucturing, resolving guilt, thought field ther
Subject:
post-traumatic stress, trauma, depression, anger, healing, anxiet, dissociation, group treatment, relaxation, affect management, autogenic training, intrusion management, meditation, memory work, cognitive restucturing, resolving guilt, thought field ther
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Sourcebooks
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
January 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9.18x7.40x1.20 in. 1.74 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Definitive Resource for Trauma Survivors, Their Loved Ones, and Helpers

Trauma can take many forms, from witnessing a violent crime or surviving a natural disaster to living with the effects of abuse, rape, combat, or alcoholism. Deep emotional wounds may seem like they will never heal. However, with The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook, Dr. Glenn Schiraldi offers a remarkable range of treatment alternatives and self-management techniques, showing survivors that the other side of pain is recovery and growth.

Live your life more fully-without fear, pain, depression, or self-doubt

  • Identify emotional triggers-and protect yourself from further harm
  • Understand the link between PTSD and addiction-and how to break it
  • Find the best treatments and techniques that are right for you

This updated edition covers new information for war veterans and survivors with substance addictions. It also explores mindfulness-based treatments, couples strategies, medical aids, and other important treatment innovations.

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