Traumatic Stress and Its Aftermath: Cultural, Community, and Professional Contexts

Traumatic Stress and Its Aftermath: Cultural, Community, and Professional Contexts

by Sandra Lee
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789021811

ISBN-13: 9780789021816

Pub. Date: 02/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Explore the aftermath of traumatic stress as it affects various populations, including therapists themselves! This book will educate you about the aftermath of traumatic stress as it impacts people in a variety of settings. It explores the factors that lead to increased or reduced vulnerability to the effects of traumatic stress, emphasizing the impact of

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Explore the aftermath of traumatic stress as it affects various populations, including therapists themselves! This book will educate you about the aftermath of traumatic stress as it impacts people in a variety of settings. It explores the factors that lead to increased or reduced vulnerability to the effects of traumatic stress, emphasizing the impact of cumulative/multiple trauma rather than the effects of a single traumatic incident, to help you design and implement effective prevention and intervention programs. You'll learn about adolescent girls' experiences with violence and trauma, about the experiences of urban African-American youth, of people with strong spiritual/religious beliefs, and of female trauma therapists themselves-with important information on avoiding vicarious traumatization. Providing a framework for understanding traumatic stress-related issues based on a variety of methodologies and measures, Traumatic Stress and Its Aftermath addresses important questions, such as: What is the relationship between the experiences of trauma or other stressful life events, and subsequent traumatic stress? What are the protective factors that can buffer or ameliorate the development of traumatic stress in the face of adverse life experiences, trauma, or other stressful events? How do these questions evolve in different cultural or community contexts, and with different populations? What are the implications for interventions for community institutions and mental health workers? What roles do self-esteem and spirituality play in a person's reaction to traumatic stress? How do reactions to traumatic stress differ between women who have been sexually abused as children and women who have not? From editor Sandra S. Lee: "Contemporary developments in the study of traumatic stress are shifting. This book reflects an emphasis on the study of traumatic stress in normal community, cultural, or college student populations and gr

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789021816
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Series:
A Monograph Published Simultaneously As the Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism Series
Pages:
118
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

  • Introduction: Traumatic Stress and Its Aftermath
  • Risk and Resiliency: A Test of a Theoretical Model for Urban African-American Youth
  • Adolescent Girls in Colombia's Guerrilla: An Exploration into Gender and Trauma Dynamics
  • Impact of Stressful Life Experiences and of Spiritual Well Being on Trauma Symptoms
  • Psychological Characteristics of Women Who Do or Do Not Report a History of Sexual Abuse
  • Physical and Sexual Trauma, Psychiatric Symptoms, and Sense of Community Among Women in Recovery: Toward a New Model of Shelter Aftercare
  • The Relationship Between Attachment Styles and Vicarious Traumatization in Female Trauma Therapists
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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