Part I: Toward An Integrative Positive Psychology of Posttraumatic Experience.
1. Positive Psychological Perspectives on Posttraumatic Stress: An Integrative Psychosocial Framework (Stephen Joseph and P. Alex Linley)
2. Psychological Assessment of Growth Following Adversity: A Review (Stephen Joseph and P. Alex Linley)
Part II: Growth and Distress in Social Community, and Interpersonal Contexts.
3. Resilience and Thriving in a Time of Terrorism (Leslie A. Morland, Lisa D. Butler, and Gregory A. Leskin)
4. Positive Effects of Terrorism and Posttraumatic Growth: An Individual and Community Perspective (Carmelo Vazquez, Pau Perez-Sales, and Gonzalo Hervas)
5. Posttraumatic Growth and Immigration: theory, research and Practice Implications (Tzipi Weiss and Roni Berger)
6. Broken Vows: Divorce as a Spiritual Trauma and Its Implications for Growth and Decline (Annette Mahoney< Elizabeth J. Krumrei, and Kenneth I. Pargament)
7. Growth Through Loss and Adversity in close Relationships (John H. Harvey)
8. Beyond Survival: Growing out of Childhood Sexual Abuse (Rachel Lev-Wiesel)
9. Posttraumatic Growth Following Sexual Assault (Patricia A. Frazier and Margit I. Berman)
Part III: Clinical Approaches and Therapeutic Experiences of Managing Distress and Facilitating Growth.
10. Facilitating Posttraumatic Growth Following Cancer (Matthew J. Cordova)
11. Group-Based Therapies for Benefit Finding in Cancer (Suzanne C. Lechner, Brenda L. Stoelb, and Michael H. Antoni)
12. Using a Life Span Model to Promote Recovery and Growth in Traumatized Veterans (Judith A. Lyons)
13. Recovery from Brain Injury and Positive Rehabilitation Practice (Joanna Collicutt McGrath)
14. Professional Quality of Life and Trauma Therapists(Debra Larsen and Beth Hudnall Stamm)
Part IV: Beyond the Stress-Growth Distinction: Issues at the Cutting Edge of Theory and Practice.
15. A Contrarian View of Growth Following Adversity (Julian D. Ford, Howard Tennen, and David Albert)
16. The Paradox of Struggling with Trauma: Guidelines for Practice and Directions for Research (Lawrence G. Calhoun and Richard G. Tedeschi)
17. Reflections on Theory and Practice in Trauma, Recovery, and Growth: A Paradigm Shift for the Field of Traumatic Stress (Stephen Joseph and P. Alex Linley)
""In sum, TRG is an important contribution to the growing literature on positive psychology. It should be on the reading list of any clinician who is dealing with trauma survivors. It presents a welcome contrast to the immense volume of material on psychopathology following trauma."" (PsycCRITIQUES; 1/28/09)