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Coping with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Guide for Families, 2d ed.
     

Coping with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Guide for Families, 2d ed.

by Cheryl A. Roberts
 

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This book is a user friendly discussion of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as it affects individuals and families. PTSD has become better known and more frequently diagnosed, and affects more than just military families. Causes, diagnosis and treatments, including counseling, medication, and alternative therapy, are discussed. The challenges faced by PTSD

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This book is a user friendly discussion of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as it affects individuals and families. PTSD has become better known and more frequently diagnosed, and affects more than just military families. Causes, diagnosis and treatments, including counseling, medication, and alternative therapy, are discussed. The challenges faced by PTSD individuals and their families are addressed and recommendations are included. New to this edition is information regarding Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans and the new policies and treatments in use as well as information about women war veterans, who are a newer demographic for combat PTSD.

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Library Journal
presents typical challenges faced by PTSD individuals and their families...helpful recommendations...of great value to veterans or those in the armed services who may be experiencing PTSD and their family and friends
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“presents typical challenges faced by PTSD individuals and their families...helpful recommendations...of great value to veterans or those in the armed services who may be experiencing PTSD and their family and friends”—Library Journal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786485635
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
03/14/2011
Series:
McFarland Health Topics
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
382 KB

Meet the Author

Cheryl A. Roberts is a professor of TESOL/Applied Linguistics at the University of Northern Iowa. She has taught courses on the Vietnam War and served as consulting editor on Vietnam War Generation Journal. She also co-chaired Vietnam 2000, a conference held in Ho Chi Minh City. She was married to a Vietnam veteran and lives in Waterloo, Iowa.

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