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Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress: A Psychosocial Perspective on PTSD and Treatment

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Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress: A Psychosocial Perspective on PTSD and Treatment

Stephen Joseph, Ruth Williams, William Yule

ISBN: 978-0-471-96801-6 July 1997 200 Pages

Description

This book examines the latest developments in theory and research in post-traumatic stress disorder. Drawing on the literature exploring personality and social psychology, it presents an integrative model of psychosocial factors affecting adjustment following traumatic stressors. It serves as an innovative contribution to the area as well as an introductory text. A main feature of the book is a series of
Normal and Abnormal Reactions to Trauma.

Assessment and Measurement.

Types of Trauma: From Natural Disaster to Political Violence.

Theoretical Paradigms and Perspectives.

Evidence for an Integrative Model of Adjustment.

Intervention and Treatment.

Conclusions.

References.

Index.