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The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Relationship

How to Support your Partner and Keep your Relationship Healthy
England, Diane (Book - 2009)
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The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Relationship
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Citing a prevalence in PTSD in America, a guide for partners of PTSD sufferers shares practical counsel on such topics as managing a loved one's emotions, communicating while separated by military duty, and handling post-trauma sexual relations. Original.

F+W Publishing
War, physical and sexual abuse, and natural disasters. All crises have one thing in common: Victims often suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and their loved ones suffer right along with them. In this book, couples will learn how to have a healthy relationship, in spite of a stressful and debilitating disorder. They’ll learn how to:
  • Deal with emotions regarding their partner’s PTSD
  • Talk about the traumatic event(s)
  • Communicate about the effects of PTSD to their children
  • Handle sexual relations when a PTSD partner has suffered a traumatic sexual event
  • Help their partner cope with everyday life issues
When someone has gone through a traumatic event in his or her life, he or she needs a partner more than ever. This is the complete guide to keeping the relationship strong and helping both partners recover in happy, healthy ways.

Authors: England, Diane (Diane Lynn)
Statement of Responsibility: Diane England
Title: The post traumatic stress disorder relationship
how to support your partner and keep your relationship healthy
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media ; Newton Abbot : David & Charles [distributor], 2009
Characteristics: xv, 271 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-264) and index
Contents: An introduction to PTSD
Commonly prescribed medications
Therapeutic approaches for PTSD
Finding the right therapist for your partner
More possible tools for your loved one
What are you going through?
Take care of yourself first
Change your thinking
Tools for a better relationship
Coping with painful realities
Meeting your children's needs
Should you stay?
Subject Headings: Post-traumatic stress disorder Popular works Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic therapy Post-traumatic stress disorder Patients Family relationships
Topical Term: Post-traumatic stress disorder
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Post-traumatic stress disorder
ISBN: 9781598699975
Branch Call Number: 616.8521 E
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