Health Reference Series: PTSD and Coping with Trauma Sourcebook, 1st Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817729
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817722
  • DDC: 616.85
  • 544 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released February 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Consumer health information about posttraumatic disorder, covering topics such as types of trauma, diagnosis and treatment and living with PTSD. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Understanding Psychological Trauma and PTSD.
2: The Brain and Mental Health.
3: What Is Stress?.
4: What Is Trauma?.
5: PTSD Basics.
6: Genetic Risk Factors for PTSD.
7: Populations at Risk.
8: PTSD and Its Impact on Family.
9: Myths and Facts about PTSD.
10: PTSD in the United States.
11: Types of Trauma.
12: Medical Trauma.
13: Child and Adolescent Exposure to Trauma.
14: Sexual Assault and Violence.
15: Impact of Sociopolitical Issues on Mass Violence and Disasters.
16: Emotional and Psychological Trauma.
17: Moral Injury.
18: Physical Abuse.
19: Toxic Stress and Trauma Associated with Poverty.
20: PTSD and Co-Occurring Conditions.
21: The Physical Health Consequences of Trauma and PTSD.
22: Neurocognitive Problems.
23: Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD.
24: PTSD and Emotional Disturbances.
25: The Connection between Substance Abuse and PTSD.
26: Anger and Trauma.
27: Sleep Disturbance and PTSD: Insomnia and Nightmares.
28: Psychological Stress and Cancer.
29: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of PTSD.
30: Do You Have PTSD?.
31: Diagnostic Criteria for PTSD.
32: PTSD Screening Instruments.
33: Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5).
34: Assessment of PTSD with Co-Occurring Neurocognitive Disorder.
35: Assessing Risk of Violence in Individuals with PTSD.
36: Treatment for PTSD.
37: Helping during Treatment.
38: Play Therapy.
39: Psychotherapy.
40: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing.
41: Medications.
42: Stress Management.
43: Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
44: How Is PTSD Treated in Children and Teens?.
45: Telemental Health and PTSD.
46: Caregivers and Their Role in PTSD Treatment.
47: Preventing PTSD through Interventions.
48: Living with PTSD.
49: Coping with PTSD.
50: Other Strategies for Coping with PTSD.
51: PTSD, Work, and Your Community.
52: Spirituality and Trauma.
53: Rights, Benefits, and Services for People with PTSD.
54: Clinical Studies and Research on PTSD.
55: Clinical Studies on PTSD.
56: Brain Biomarkers Could Help Identify Those at Risk of Severe PTSD.
57: Shared Decision-Making for PTSD Treatment.
58: Social Acceptance Helps Mental Health after War Trauma.
59: Patient Engagement in PTSD Treatment.
60: Meditation-Based Approaches in the Treatment of PTSD.
61: Exposure Therapy.
62: Focal Brain Stimulation for PTSD.
63: Group Treatment for PTSD.
64: Imaging Pinpoints Brain Circuits Changed by PTSD Therapy.
65: Additional Help and Information.
A Glossary of Terms Associated with PTSD.
Organizations That Provide Help for People with PTSD.