Over 100 researchers from 16 countries contribute to the first comprehensive handbook on post-traumatic stress disorder. Eight major sections present information on assessment, measurement, and research protocols for trauma related to war veterans, victims of torture, children, and the aged. Clinicians and researchers will find it an indispensible reference, touching on such disciplines and psychiatry, psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, neurophysiology, and political science.
Theoretical and Conceptual Foundations of Traumatic Stress Syndromes: From Hiroshima to the Nazi Doctors; R.J. Lifton. Assement Methodology, and Research Strategies: Identifying Survivors at Risk; B.L. Green. War Trauma and Civil Violence: Trauma and the Aging Process: War and Remembrance; Z. Harel, et al. Research Post-World War II to the Present: The Vietnam P.O.W. Experience; E.J. Hunter. Trauma Related to Disasters of Natural and Human Origen: Chernobyl; T. Lundin. The Impact of Trauma on Children and Adolescents: Father Kills Mother; D. Black, et al. Trauma Related to Torture, Detention, and Internment: Torture of a Norwegian Ship Crew; L. Weisaeth. Intervention, Clinical Treatment, and Psychotherapy: Post-Traumatic Therapy; F. Ochberg. Organizational, Social Policy Issues, and Critical Sress Incident Debriefing in Response to Victims of Trauma: Vet Centers; A.S. Blank Jr. 75 additional articles. Index.