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I Always Sit with My Back to the Wall: Managing Traumatic Stress and Combat PTSD Through The R-E-C-O-V-E-R Approach for Veterans and Families
     

I Always Sit with My Back to the Wall: Managing Traumatic Stress and Combat PTSD Through The R-E-C-O-V-E-R Approach for Veterans and Families

by Dr. Harry A Croft MD
 
Sound, authoritative, and filled with positive, practical information, I Always Sit with My Back to the Wall is the only book of its kind to embrace the whole person of warriors and others with PTSD ready to take charge of their lives. The book is aimed at people who suffer from PTSD and their families or caregivers. It is a magical fusion of two outstanding minds and

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Sound, authoritative, and filled with positive, practical information, I Always Sit with My Back to the Wall is the only book of its kind to embrace the whole person of warriors and others with PTSD ready to take charge of their lives. The book is aimed at people who suffer from PTSD and their families or caregivers. It is a magical fusion of two outstanding minds and empathic hearts truly dedicated to soldiers and their families. It provides the straight story on combat trauma and PTSD that you will find nowhere else. You will learn how to manage your PTSD and combat trauma through the R-E-C-O-V-E-R approach: 1) Recognizing when PTSD is in your life. 2) Educating yourself about PTSD. 3) Connecting biology to your psychology. 4) Organizing a comprehensive care plan for PTSD. 5) Viewing your issues in a new light. 6) Empowering yourself through strong systems of support. 7) Redefining the meaning of your life: posttraumatic growth.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013215979
Publisher:
Stillpoint Media Services
Publication date:
11/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
277
Sales rank:
202,113
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Harry Croft is an eminent psychiatrist and Army veteran who has evaluated and treated over 6,000 veterans with PTSD. He is certified in Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, and Sex Therapy. His interest in PTSD began in 1973 when Dr. Croft directed the Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Since that time, he has become recognized as a leading expert in diagnosing and treating those who suffer from this disorder. He is published in many respected medical journals, including Journal of the American Medical Association, Psychiatric Annals, and Psychiatry Magazine. He has given presentations to over 1000 groups of mental health professionals in all 50 states of the United States and seven foreign countries. Rev. Dr. Chrys Parker, J.D., is a chaplain, clergywoman, and trauma therapist specializing in the spiritual and psychological care of PTSD experienced by individuals as the result of combat, critical injuries, or sexual assault. Chaplain Parker is the Executive and Clinical Director of the Burn Recovery and Research Foundation of San Antonio, Texas. In 2010, in response to an invitation from the Office of the Commanding General, CENTCOM, Chaplain Parker and her colleague voluntarily deployed to establish the Spiritual Fitness Initiative, a new model of care and wellness maintenance for warriors.

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