Shocks to the System: Psychotherapy of Traumatic Disability Syndromes

Shocks to the System: Psychotherapy of Traumatic Disability Syndromes

by Laurence Miller

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Shocks to the System: Psychotherapy of Traumatic Disability Syndromes by Laurence Miller

Why do some people seem to bounce back from trauma and tragedy, while others suffer long-lasting and crippling traumatic disability syndromes? What are the keys to triumphing over trauma?

In Shocks to the System, Laurence Miller offers a practical clinical guide for therapists who work with patients traumatized by criminal assaults, traffic accidents, toxic exposure, natural and man-made disasters, terrorist attacks, industrial injuries, sexual harassment, brain injury and chronic pain, workplace violence, and law enforcement and emergency services stress. This book also addresses the legal, family, economic, and social issues surrounding traumatic disability syndromes. Shocks to the System is a unique and comprehensive resource for therapists entering what will surely become a rapidly expanding and challenging field of clinical practice in the decades ahead.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756768270
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/28/2003
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Laurence Miller, Ph.D., is in a private practice in neuropsychology, behavioral medicine, and psychotherapy in Boca Raton, Florida. He is Clinical Director of the Palm Beach County Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Team, and a member of the National Brain Injury Foundation, the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, and the Florida Network of Victim Witness Services. He is on the adjunct faculty of Florida Atlantic University and is a frequent commentator on radio and television programs around the country.

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