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After the Storm: Healing After Trauma, Tragedy and Terror

After the Storm: Healing After Trauma, Tragedy and Terror

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Post-traumatic stress disorder -- aka PTSD or simply trauma -- is a growing problem, with adults and children today affected by threats of terror; combat in the Middle East; and social, economic, and personal crises. It is a hidden disease affecting ten percent of the population -- many whether they know it or not. This book explains how PTSD arises, how to recognize its effects, and how to stabilize and recover from it, focusing on three areas: how to cope, how to help children and other loved ones, and how to recover happiness. Based on 18 years of field experience and practice, the author provides specific suggestions for handling trauma reactions like anger, anxiety, and withdrawal; discusses how to work through long-term effects; and includes numerous case examples and guidelines for self-help. Accessible and timely, his book speaks to healthcare professionals, military families, and anyone seeking coping strategies in the current world climate.

Author: Kendall Johnson
Publisher: Hunter House Publishers
Published: 03/28/2006
Pages: 256
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 8.96h x 6.08w x 0.56d
ISBN: 9780897934749

Review Citation(s):
Library Journal 06/15/2006 pg. 89
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