Unfortunate Hero

Unfortunate Hero

by Dr. Katie Evans


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This book is a guide written to help professionals providing care, family member of soldiers, and other survivors of trauma. It is a book offering life solutions to help overcome addiction and lingering pain from war to a path for successful recovery and quality of life. There are many books and articles that discuss either addiction recovery or recovering from an intense personal trauma, rape, abuse, floods or even car wrecks. Little is written about how to effectively and quickly get and stay sober while manage the trauma of war simultaneously. This book explains in a straight forward easy to read and symptoms of trauma, polytrauma complicated by addiction. This book does far more than describe the problem it offers solutions for our returning soldiers. The pain, anger, and sense of being lost that often follows discharge from of active combat. Self-medication with drugs and drinking, family problems, suicide and violent outburst has wounded our heroes. This writing use evidence based, cutting edge methods guiding the soldier to find or regain the faith and love of life damaged by the experience of war.Pioneer in treating trauma and addiction. 4 other prepublication

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452823706
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/06/2010
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Katie Evans (Kelley) Is a miiitary wife and step mother of two disabled veterans. She has co-authored 5 other books and numerous articals on treating intergratd co-existing disorders,dual diagnosis, trauma and addiction. She is an out- standing clinician and has presented workshps world wide. She has taught at colleges and universities, Published by Guilford foundation and Hazeldon foundation. She has a PhD in Psycology, and is a nationally certified drug and alcohol counselor, In recovery since 1983, she is guinene, knowledgable and adds humor in her training and home srudy programs.

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