Tag Archives: Post traumatic stress

Book | A Guide to Psychological Debriefing: Managing Emotional Decompression and Posttraumatic

Get your free audio book: in its essence, this is a practical book that focuses on aiding recovery from trauma over a carefully structured timeframe. Amongst other things, it provides an introduction to the concept of psychological debriefing and some of the effects of trauma, including post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd). This book will appeal to… Read More »

Alice in Wonderland Syndrome: Experiencing Complex Ptsd, Trauma, Anxiety

Get your free audio book: Many people have heard of trauma and Ptsd. But when we think of Ptsd, many of us think of nightmares and flashbacks that are related to one traumatic incident or event that has been experienced by the sufferer. There is another form of Ptsd that’s related to being exposed to… Read More »

Book | War Trauma and its Aftermath: An International Perspective on the Balkan and Gulf Wars

Get your free audio book: War trauma has long been associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd), a term coined in 1980 to explain the post-war impact of Vietnam veterans. The Gulf and Balkan wars added new dimensions to the traditional Ptsd definition, due largely to the changing dynamics of these wars. With these wars came… Read More »

Book | Once a Warrioralways a Warrior: Navigating the Transition from Combat to Homeincluding

Get your free audio book: The essential handbook for anyone who has ever returned from a war zone, and their spouse, partner, or family members. Being back home can be as difficult, if not more so, than the time spent serving in a combat zone. It’s with this truth that Colonel Charles W. Hoge, Md,… Read More »

Book | Tears of a Warrior: A Family’s Story of Combat and Living with Ptsd

Get your free audio book: Returning war veterans may face a multitude of physical and mental challenges. Veterans’ families are often unprepared to deal with a family member who may experience pain, nightmares, feelings of detachment, irritability, trouble concentrating, and sleeplessness. These are some of the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (ptsd). Experts estimate… Read More »

Book | Caring for Veterans With Deploymentrelated Stress Disorders: Iraq, Afghanistan, and Beyond

Get your free audio book: According to recent studies, at least one-fourth of military personnel returning from duty in Afghanistan and Iraq have received a diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (ptsd); approximately 1015% of these veterans will experience significant symptoms. Whether the causes stem from a more complex environment in these post9/11 war zones, or… Read More »

Book | Stress and Trauma

Get your free audio book: Stress and Trauma provides a well-written, accessible overview of traumatic stress studies. It reviews the full range of clinical disorders that may result from extreme stress, with particular emphasis on the most common disorder post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd).the book reviews research on the prevalence of trauma and the prevalence of… Read More »

Book | Understanding Combat Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Get your free audio book: This introduction to the invisible wound of war, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, explains the historical development of Ptsd, its myriad symptoms and the most effective psychological and medical treatments. Combining the basic tenets of cognitive psychotherapy and his own military experience, the author explores such topics as Ptsd’s effects on… Read More »

Book | individual Differences in Posttraumatic Response: Problems With the Adversitydistress

Get your free audio book: This book challenges the assumptions of the event-dominated Dsm model of posttraumatic stress disorder. Bowmam examines a series of questions directed at the current mental health model, reviewing the empirical literature. She finds that the dose-response assumptions are not supported; the severity of events is not reliable associated with Ptsd,… Read More »

Book | Neuropsychology of Ptsd: Biological, Cognitive, and Clinical Perspectives

Get your free audio book: Comprehensively examining the effects of psychological trauma on the brain, this volume integrates neurobiological, clinical, and cognitive aspects of Ptsd. Presented is groundbreaking research on the emergence of neuropsychological dysfunctions in specific trauma populations: children, adults, older adults, and victims of closed head injury. Coverage encompasses a range of chronic… Read More »

Book | Treating Psychological Trauma and Ptsd

Get your free audio book: This volume presents an innovative psychobiological framework for understanding and treating Ptsd. A major emphasis is the need to reformulate diagnostic criteria and treatment goals to reflect emerging knowledge about the complex pathways by which trauma disrupts people’s lives. Within a holistic, organismic framework, the editors identify 65 Ptsd symptoms… Read More »

Book | Trauma, Culture, and Ptsd

Get your free audio book: This book examines the social contexts in which trauma is created by those who study it, whether considering the way in which trauma afflicts groups, cultures, and nations, or the way in which trauma is transmitted down the generations. As Alford argues, ours has been called an age of trauma.… Read More »

Book | Veterans on Trial: The Coming Court Battles over Ptsd

Get your free audio book: Experts anticipate that more than 350,000 veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will return to civilian life with posttraumatic stress disorder (ptsd). Barry R. Schaller, a judge and a bioethicist, chronicles the events leading to what he predicts will be the most challenging Ptsd epidemic in U.s. military… Read More »