Clinician's Guide to Treating Stress After War: Education and Coping Interventions for Veterans outlines clear strategies that mental health professionals can use to help war returnees become better able to negotiate common problems that diminish the quality of their day-to-day life. A powerful and practical resource, this guide assists professionals to increase each individual's sense of control over his or her life.
Introduction. For the Clinician. Chapter 1: Understanding Transition Stress Reactions. Chapter 2: Strategies for Healthy Coping. Chapter 3: Improving Sleep. Chapter 4: Managing Stress. Chapter 5: Dealing with Anger. Chapter 6: Reintegrating with Society. Chapter 7: Reintegrating with Family and Friends. Chapter 8: Staying Strong. Appendices. A.Reference/Resource Guide. B.Chapter Outlines. C.Pre/post Tests. D.Participant Chapter Quizzes. E.Stress Management Handouts. F.Sleep Stages Handout. G.Clinician Feedback Questionnaires.