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Overcoming Traumatic Stress
By Claudia Herbert

Overcoming Traumatic Stress

A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

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Overcoming Traumatic Stress by Claudia Herbert

Book Description

Terrible events are very hard to deal with. Those who go through a catastrophic life experience often feel permanently changed by the impact of what has happened. They become numb and shut off from those around them, or grief or guilt may constantly weigh them down. Memories of horrifying scenes may intrude unexpectedly during waking hours while sleep may be disturbed by vivid, unpleasant dreams. Traumatic stress responses, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder are psychological conditions that result from a person's coping mechanisms having been completely overwhelmed by a terrible experience. These 'flashbacks' may be so severe that sufferers may feel that they are losing their sanity and subsequently become ever more isolated in their distress. To overcome the effects of trauma it is necessary to change those reactions and begin to see events in a different light. This book demonstrates, with practical advice and tested exercises, how to find new, effective ways of coping with, and finally overcoming traumatic stress.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841190167
ISBN-10: 1841190160
Format: Paperback
(144mm x 200mm x 18mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Robinson Publishing
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 27-May-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Claudia Herbert

Claudia Herbert (Author) Claudia Herbert is Director of the Oxford Development Centre Ltd and the Oxford Stress and Trauma Centre and is a professor at the Institute of Cognitive Science in Grosetto, Italy. Ann Wetmore (Author) Ann Wetmore is a registered psychologist practising in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She specialises in treating adults experiencing traumatic life events, transitions, and/or major stressors. Since 2001, she has held an Adjunct Assistant Professor appointment in the Clinical Psychology Department at Dalhousie University in Halifax.

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