Promoting Positive Processes after Trauma

Promoting Positive Processes after Trauma merges research and clinical applications pertaining to the common experiences of trauma among clients with many different presentations and diagnoses. The book examines positive processes as they operate within trauma and considers the intentional development by the clinician of these positive processes with individual clients. The book is structured after the cornerstone tenets of positive psychology resilience, hope, forgiveness, post-traumatic growth and benefit-finding, meaning making and spirituality. Covers positive psychology processes, such as growing out of developmental trajectories; cognitive, emotional and intra-personal processes; interpersonal processes; and community- and contextually-defined processes. Integrates positive psychology with trauma treatment Utilizes case vignettes to introduce concepts Includes questions for further discussion in each chapter Selects processes that can be influenced through a range of treatments and treatment components Provides seminal references for each topic and processes to facilitate further reading by the clinician

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  • Author : Elizabeth M. Altmaier
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 200 pages
  • ISBN : 0128119756
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Promoting Positive Processes after Trauma

Promoting Positive Processes after Trauma
  • Author : Elizabeth M. Altmaier
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 March 2019
GET THIS BOOKPromoting Positive Processes after Trauma

Promoting Positive Processes after Trauma merges research and clinical applications pertaining to the common experiences of trauma among clients with many different presentations and diagnoses. The book examines positive processes as they operate within trauma and considers the intentional development by the clinician of these positive processes with individual clients. The book is structured after the cornerstone tenets of positive psychology resilience, hope, forgiveness, post-traumatic growth and benefit-finding, meaning making and spirituality. Covers positive psychology processes, such as growing out

Positive Psychology

Positive Psychology
  • Author : Aleksandra Kostic,Derek Chadee
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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Bringing together today’s most prominent positive psychology researchers to discuss current themes and issues in the field Positive psychology is the scientific study of the strengths, rather than the weaknesses, in human thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. For much of its history, psychology has focused on the negative, completely overlooking the positive attributes that allow individuals and communities to thrive. Positive Psychology is a collection of essays that together constitute a much-needed theoretical rationale and critical assessment of the field.

Reconstructing Meaning After Trauma

Reconstructing Meaning After Trauma
  • Author : Elizabeth M Altmaier
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 December 2016
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Reconstructing Meaning After Trauma: Theory, Research, and Practice informs actual therapeutic work with clients who present with traumas or other life disruptions by providing clinicians with information on the construction of meaning. It includes material on diverse mechanisms of clinical change and positive-promoting processes. The book covers identifiable treatments and specific lines of research in assisting clients in developing new meaning, such as posttraumatic growth (after sexual assault, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer, destructive natural phenomena, such as hurricanes, and

Posttraumatic Growth

Posttraumatic Growth
  • Author : Richard G. Tedeschi,Jane Shakespeare-Finch,Kanako Taku,Lawrence G. Calhoun
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 June 2018
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Posttraumatic Growth reworks and overhauls the seminal 2006 Handbook of Posttraumatic Growth. It provides a wide range of answers to questions concerning knowledge of posttraumatic growth (PTG) theory, its synthesis and contrast with other theories and models, and its applications in diverse settings. The book starts with an overview of the history, components, and outcomes of PTG. Next, chapters review quantitative, qualitative, and cross-cultural research on PTG, including in relation to cognitive function, identity formation, cross-national and gender differences, and similarities

Disaster Management and Human Health Risk V

Disaster Management and Human Health Risk V
  • Author : C.A. Brebbia, Wessex Institute, UK
  • Publisher : WIT Press
  • Release : 07 September 2017
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The contents of this book consist of papers presented at the 5th International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes, part of a series of conferences convened to assess the potential risk from various disasters and discuss ways to prevent or alleviate damage. These latest developments, contained in this volume, have been contributed by academics and experts on public health, security and disaster management in order to exchange knowledge and experience on the way to handle

Disaster and Trauma, An Issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America,

Disaster and Trauma, An Issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America,
  • Author : Stephen J Cozza
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 30 March 2014
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An overview of childhood traumatic exposures and their impact for health care providers - child and adolescent psychiatrists, general psychiatrists, other pediatric behavioral health providers and primary care clinicians - is presented. Most clinicians are unaware that children in the United States are exposed to trauma frequently, either as a single occurrence, or through repeated events. These exposures result in neurobiological, developmental and clinical sequelae that can undermine children's health and well-being. This issue describes the multiple types of traumatic

Behaviour for Learning in the Primary School

Behaviour for Learning in the Primary School
  • Author : Kate Adams
  • Publisher : Learning Matters
  • Release : 09 January 2009
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Children's behaviour is a key concern for trainees and teachers. This book explores the concept of behaviour for learning which is very much driven by the Every Child Matters agenda. It examines the roles of relationships and children's social knowledge in depth. In particular, it explores relationship with self, relationship with others and relationships with the curriculum. It also considers the importance of self-reflection and other additional factors affecting behaviour for learning such as children's learning difficulties. It highlights the

Seeking Safety

Seeking Safety
  • Author : Lisa Najavits
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 01 January 2002
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This much-needed manual presents the first empirically studied, integrative treatment approach developed specifically for PTSD and substance abuse. The manual is divided into 25 specific units or topics, addressing a range of different cognitive, behavioral, and interpersonal domains. The volume is designed for ease of use with a large format, lay-flat binding, and helpful reproducible handouts and forms. 4/01.

The Posttraumatic Growth Workbook

The Posttraumatic Growth Workbook
  • Author : Richard G Tedeschi,Bret A Moore
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release : 01 December 2016
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People who experience trauma often struggle with its effects, but many men and women have found meaning in their traumatic event and now experience life differently. Written by two psychologists and experts on trauma psychology—including one of the key researchers on posttraumatic growth (PTG)—this unique, evidence-based, step-by-step workbook offers a new model for processing traumatic experiences in order to gain wisdom, strength, and resilience. There is no denying the psychological and physical costs of trauma, but suffering a

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®)

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®)
  • Author : American Psychiatric Association
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release : 22 May 2013
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This new edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research. The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of

Handbook of Positive Psychology

Handbook of Positive Psychology
  • Author : C. R. Snyder,Shane J. Lopez
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 20 December 2001
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Psychology has long been enamored of the dark side of human existence, rarely exploring a more positive view of the mind. What has psychology contributed, for example, to our understanding of the various human virtues? Regrettably, not much. The last decade, however, has witnessed a growing movement to abandon the exclusive focus on the negative. Psychologists from several subdisciplines are now asking an intriguing question: "What strengths does a person employ to deal effectively with life?" The Handbook of Positive

Seeking Spatial Justice

Seeking Spatial Justice
  • Author : Edward W. Soja
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release : 30 November 2013
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In 1996, the Los Angeles Bus Riders Union, a grassroots advocacy organization, won a historic legal victory against the city’s Metropolitan Transit Authority. The resulting consent decree forced the MTA for a period of ten years to essentially reorient the mass transit system to better serve the city’s poorest residents. A stunning reversal of conventional governance and planning in urban America, which almost always favors wealthier residents, this decision is also, for renowned urban theorist Edward W. Soja, a

Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment

Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Author : William R. Miller
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release : 12 April 1999
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This report is based on a rethinking of the concept of motivation, which is redefined here as purposeful, intentional, & positive -- directed toward the person's best interests. This report shows how substance abuse treat. staff can influence change by developing a therapeutic relationship that respects & builds on the client's autonomy & makes the treat. clinician a partner in the change process. Describes motivational interventions that can be used at all stages of the change process, from pre-contemplation & preparation to action & maintenance, &

Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury

Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on Nutrition, Trauma, and the Brain
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 July 2011
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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) accounts for up to one-third of combat-related injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to some estimates. TBI is also a major problem among civilians, especially those who engage in certain sports. At the request of the Department of Defense, the IOM examined the potential role of nutrition in the treatment of and resilience against TBI.