Post-Trauma Stress: A Personal Guide to Reduce
the Long-Term Effects and Hidden Emotional Damage
Caused by Violence and Disaster

Frank Parkinson


Deals with the effects after the experience of trauma, violence or disaster. The survivors of such events can leave emotions to be dealt with for years to come.

Surviving catastrophic disasters; air, auto or train crashes; rape; war and other violent acts is only the beginning. Disasters leave hidden damage, anxiety, fear and distress with long-term effects that can last years. Survivors are not the only ones touched by trauma. family, friends and co-workers are often victims of post-traumatic stress. Post-Trauma Stress offers helpful advice and practical information for the prevention and recovery from post-trauma stress. Discusses the debriefing process for individuals and groups following trauma and how people trained in crisis intervention are essential in the healing process. Describes Critical Incident Debriefing, the most successful method used by professionals today for assisting survivors of disasters and other crisis situations. A personal guide for prevention and recovery from post-traumatic stress.


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