Multcolib Research Picks: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Annotation:A linked article from the National Institutes of Health , with information about symptoms and treatment for PTSD.
Annotation:Based on a new treatment model for post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, this manual offers an effective and comprehensive therapy targeting symptoms of PTSD in battered women.
Annotation:"Gentling" represents a new paradigm in the therapeutic approach to children who have experienced physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and have acquired Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as a result.
Annotation:War, physical and sexual abuse, and natural disasters. All crises have one thing in common: Victims often suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and their loved ones suffer right along with them. In this book, couples will learn how to have a healthy relationship, in spite of a stressful and debilitating disorder.
Annotation:Dr. Glenn Schiraldi offers a range of treatment alternatives and self-management techniques, including mindfulness based treatments. This updated edition covers new information for war veterans and survivors with substance addictions.
Annotation:Post-traumatic stress and its associated disorders, can develop after exposure to one or more terrifying events. It is a severe and ongoing emotional reaction to an extreme psychological trauma, such as a death or a threat to life, serious physical injury, or threat to physical and/or psychological integrity.
Annotation:"This book is a user friendly discussion of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as it affects individuals and families. New to this edition is information regarding Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans and the new policies and treatments in use as well as information about women war veterans, who are a newer demographic for combat PTSD
Annotation:In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Liebert, a psychiatrist who has examined hundreds of violent offenders with combat experience, and bestselling author Dr. William Birnes uncover the disturbing truths of why post-traumatic stress injury is on the rise, how it's threatening society, and how the military is failing to properly address this serious issue.
Annotation:This workbook is based in cognitive behavioral therapy, a powerful approach that has been proven to be more effective over the long run than sleeping pills. Included are easy tips and techniques you can start doing right away to help you sleep better.
Annotation:McLay, a psychiatrist and research director explains complicated medical and psychiatric concepts and processes in plain language for general readers, and illustrates them with personal stories and cases from his work as a primary investigator in Navy programs
Annotation:If you have experienced trauma, abuse, or violent situations, you may understand on a logical level that these traumatic events were not your fault. However, thoughts and feelings of shame may arise, and ultimately lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other trauma-related psychological difficulties.
Annotation:In this workbook, the authors outline techniques and interventions used by PTSD experts from around the world to offer trauma survivors the most effective tools available to conquer their most distressing trauma-related symptoms, whether they are a veteran, a rape survivor, or a crime victim.