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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder For Dummies | Paperback

by Mark Goulston (Author)


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Binding:  Paperback
Publisher:  For Dummies
Edition:  1st Edition
Page Count:  384 Pages
Publication Date:  March 27, 2012
Sales Rank:  221304th



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As Dr. Mark Goulston tells his patients who suffer frompost-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), "The fact that you’restill afraid doesn’t mean you’re in any danger. It justtakes the will and the way for your heart and soul to accept whatthe logical part of your mind already knows." In Post-TraumaticStress Disorder For Dummies, Dr. Goulston helps you find thewill and shows you the way. A traumatic event can turn your world upside down, but there isa path out of PTSD. This reassuring guide presents the latest oneffective treatments that help you combat fear, stop stress in itstracks, and bring joy back into your life. You'll learn how to:Identify PTSD symptoms and get a diagnosisUnderstand PTSD and the nature of traumaDevelop a PTSD treatment planChoose the ideal therapist for youDecide whether cognitive behavior therapy is right for youWeight the pros and cons of PTSD medicationsCope with flashbacks, nightmares, and disruptive thoughtsMaximize your healingManage your recovery, both during and after treatmentHelp a partner, child or other loved one triumph over PTSDKnow when you're getting betterGet your life back on trackWhether you're a trauma survivor with PTSD or the caregiver of aPTSD sufferer, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder For Dummies,gives you the tools you need to win the battle against thisdisabling condition.

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