I Can't Get Over It

I Can't Get Over It

A Handbook for Trauma Survivors

Book - 1996
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In this ground-breaking book, Dr. Matsakis explains that post-traumatic stress disorder affects not just soldiers, but also suruvivors of many other types of trauma including:

*vehicular accidents
*family violence
*sexual abuse
*natural catastrophes

I Can't Get Over Itdirectly addresses survivors of trauma. It explains the nature of PTSD and describes the healing process. This book will help you:

*Find out whether you have PTSD
*Cope with post-traumatic anger, grief, and survivor guilt
*Recognize related problems such as depression, substance abuse , compulsive behavior and low self-esteem
*Identify "triggers" that set off flashbacks, anxiety attacks, and other symptoms
*Relieve wounding caused by others' blaming and insensitivity
*Gain a sense of empowerment and hope for the future
Publisher: Oakland, Calif. : New Harbinger Publications, 1996.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781572240582
Branch Call Number: 616.8521 MAT
Characteristics: xiv, 395 p.


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