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Title:
Coping with post-traumatic stress disorder : a guide for families
Author:
Roberts, Cheryl A.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
iv, 225 pages ; 23 cm.
Summary:
"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"--
Language:
English
Contents:
What is post-traumatic stress disorder? -- How is PTSD diagnosed, and by whom? -- Who is at risk for PTSD? Can PTSD be prevented? -- Cross-cultural perspectives : is PTSD a universal disorder? -- PTSD and the individual -- PTSD and the family -- Can PTSD families be healthy families? -- Treatment for PTSD : counseling -- Treatment for PTSD : medication -- Complementary techniques for treating PTSD -- Living with PTSD -- Trends in PTSD research and treatment -- Appendix A. Diagnostic criteria for PTSD (DSM IV) -- Appendix B. Global assessment of functioning scale (DSM IV) -- Appendix C. Resources for PTSD survivors and families -- Appendix D. Resources for Veterans -- Appendix E. Recommended publications -- Appendix F. Recommended films.

What is post-traumatic stress disorder? -- How is PTSD diagnosed, and by whom? -- Who is at risk for PTSD? Can PTSD be prevented? -- Cross-cultural perspectives : is PTSD a universal disorder? -- PTSD and the individual -- PTSD and the family -- Can PTSD families be healthy families? -- Treatment for PTSD : counseling -- Treatment for PTSD : medication -- Complementary techniques for treating PTSD -- Living with PTSD -- Trends in PTSD research and treatment -- Appendix A. Diagnostic criteria for PTSD -- Appendix B. Global assessment of functioning scale -- Appendix C. Resources for PTSD survivors and families.
ISBN:
9780786449743
Format :
Book

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