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Traumatic Relationships and Serious Mental Disorders / Edition 1
     

Traumatic Relationships and Serious Mental Disorders / Edition 1

by Jon G. Allen
 

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ISBN-10: 0471485543

ISBN-13: 9780471485544

Pub. Date: 06/26/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Mental, physical, or sexual abuse in close personal relationships commonly results in trauma that is very different from the trauma of accidents, illness, or war. Making creative use of attachment theory to explicate the multifaceted outcomes of trauma, this book provides a powerful conceptual framework and a concise, masterly review of a huge knowledge base.

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Mental, physical, or sexual abuse in close personal relationships commonly results in trauma that is very different from the trauma of accidents, illness, or war. Making creative use of attachment theory to explicate the multifaceted outcomes of trauma, this book provides a powerful conceptual framework and a concise, masterly review of a huge knowledge base. Encyclopedic in scope and scholarly in its up-to-the-minute survey of research findings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471485544
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/26/2001
Pages:
486
Product dimensions:
6.71(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures.

About the Author.

Foreword—Peter Fonagy.

Preface.

DEVELOPMENTAL FOUNDATIONS.

A Developmental Approach to Trauma.

Trauma in Attachment Relationships.

Attachment, Relationships, and Reenactment.

The Traumatized Self.

TRAUMA-RELATED DISORDERS.

PTSD and Traumatic Memories.

Trauma as Chronic Physical Illness.

Dissociative Detachment and Compartmentalization.

Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, and Self-Harm.

Post-Traumatic Depression.

Post-Traumatic Personality Disorders.

TREATMENT AND LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT.

Containing Trauma.

Narrating Trauma.

Psychoeducational Approaches.

Therapists At Risk.

References.

Index.

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