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PTSD and Coping with Trauma Sourcebook, 1st Ed

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 According to the statistics of National Center for PTSD, about 7 or 8 people out of every 100 experience posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in their lives. PTSD is a fear that is developed after any traumatic event, such as rape, military combat, childhood neglect or abuse, an accident, natural disaster, personal tragedy, or violence. Going through trauma is common as 6 of every 10 men and 5 of every 10 women has at least 1 traumatic experience in their life, many of which are not under their control. Hence, coping with trauma and the steps that one should take to overcome it is necessary.

PTSD and Coping with Trauma Sourcebook, First Edition provides updated information about basics of PTSD, brain and mental health along with its risk factors, related problems, its impact on family, and the facts and myths of PTSD. Different types of trauma and co-occuring conditions of PTSD are explained. The book also deals with the diagnosis and treatment of PTSD and elaborates how to live with PTSD.

The book is divided into parts and chapters where parts focus on broad areas of interest and chapters are devoted to single topics within a part

Part I: Understanding Psychological Trauma and PTSD describes about the brain and mental health along with information about stress, and trauma. PTSD basics, genetic and population risk factors, its related problems, and its impacts on family are also discussed.

Part II: Types of Trauma discusses about the different types of trauma, such as child trauma, emotional and psychological trauma, medical trauma, and refugee trauma including disaster and mass violence, physical abuse, prolonged combat stress, and complex PTSD.

Part III: PTSD and Co-Occurring Conditions provides information about the conditions that occur along with PTSD, such as moral injury, neurocognitive problems, cardiovascular disease, severe mental illness, substance abuse, and violence.

Part IV: Diagnosis and Treatment of PTSD discusses about diagnosis and treatment that includes information about screening instruments of PTSD, dealing with PTSD, treatment of PTSD in children and adoloscents along with treatment of brain injury, co-occurring PTSD and substance use disorder, comorbid substance use disorder, and mental-health conditions.

Part V: Living with PTSD provides information about coping with traumatic stress, self-help strategies, and also tools that help to manage PTSD symptoms. It also provides an overview of new developments in diagnosis and treatment of PTSD along with rights, benefits, and services of the people with PTSD.

Part VI: Additional Help and Information includes a glossary of mental-health terms, and a directory of organizations to provide more information about mental-health organizations.

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  • Library Binding, 6 x 9
  • 550-650 pages per volume
  • Includes access to Health Reference Series Online.
  • Easy-to-use volumes organized into parts and chapters. Parts focus on broad areas of interest. Chapters are devoted to single topics within a part.
  • Authoritative content from respected government agencies and institutes, university research centers, professional medical associations, and non-profit health organizations.
  • Comprehensive chapters feature generous use of headings and subheadings for ease of navigation.
  • Tables, charts, and illustrations display statistical data and supplement explanations.
  • Helpful glossary provides definitions of technical terms.
  • Resource directories with contact information highlight organizations that can provide further information and support.
  • Professionally prepared master index provides easy access to descriptive information, definitions, and related concepts.
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