Reconstructing Meaning After Trauma

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 refugee experiences), and finding benefit (in the context of loss—loss of health, or loss of a loved one). Addresses a specific treatment or line of research Includes extended case vignettes at the beginning of each chapter Describes the associated theoretical background for each method Summarizes the research supporting each mechanism Concludes with a discussion of future directions for treatment, research, and theory

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  • Author : Elizabeth M Altmaier
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 214 pages
  • ISBN : 0128030364
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Reconstructing Meaning After Trauma

Reconstructing Meaning After Trauma
  • Author : Elizabeth M Altmaier
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 December 2016
GET THIS BOOKReconstructing Meaning After Trauma

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

Reconstructing Trauma and Meaning

Reconstructing Trauma and Meaning
  • Author : Ileana Carmen Rogobete
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release : 04 September 2015
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Repressive regimes, regardless of their nature and geographic location, have a destructive and dehumanizing effect on people’s lives. Oppression and political violence shatter victims’ identities, their relationships, communities and the meaning of their world as a safe and coherent place. However, while some people suffer traumatising long term effects, others become stronger and more resilient, able to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of tragedy. Reconstructing Trauma and Meaning is an invitation to revisit, bear witness and listen to

Promoting Positive Processes after Trauma

Promoting Positive Processes after Trauma
  • Author : Elizabeth M. Altmaier
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 February 2019
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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

Push Back the Dark

Push Back the Dark
  • Author : Elizabeth M. Altmaier
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 09 January 2017
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Adults in your church, small group, or other Christian organization are silently suffering the tragic consequences of having been sexually abused as children or youth. Why aren't they coming forward for help? Their reluctance may be related to wounds given by the faithful--religious people they trusted, who said things like "well, it wasn't rape" or "it's been thirty years--why is this such a big deal?" Such responses from people with religious authority deepen victims' need to shrink into anxiety, depression,

Transforming the Legacy

Transforming the Legacy
  • Author : Kathryn Karusaitis Basham,Dennis Miehls
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 27 October 2004
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To serve the increasing numbers of individuals who have survived interpersonal and domestic violence, or as refugees, have sought asylum from political violence, armed conflict, or torture, Transforming the Legacy presents an innovative relationship-based and culturally informed couple therapy practice model that is grounded in a synthesis of psychological and social theories. This unique couple therapy model encompasses three phases of clinical practice: Phase I entails a process of establishing safety, stabilization, and a context for changing legacies of emotional,

Grief After Suicide

Grief After Suicide
  • Author : John R. Jordan,John L. McIntosh
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 January 2011
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here are over 38,000 suicide deaths each year in the United States alone, and the numbers in other countries suggest that suicide is a major public health problem around the world. A suicide leaves behind more victims than just the individual, as family, friends, co-workers, and the community can be impacted in many different and unique ways following a suicide. And yet there are very few professional resources that provide the necessary background, research, and tools to effectively work with the

Meaning Reconstruction & the Experience of Loss

Meaning Reconstruction & the Experience of Loss
  • Author : Robert A. Neimeyer
  • Publisher : Amer Psychological Assn
  • Release : 01 January 2001
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A prominent theme presented in this volume is that symptoms in the bereaved individual have meaning-making significance and that meaning reconstruction in response to loss is the central process in grieving. More scientifically oriented readers will find comprehensive discussions of research programs supporting these tenets, particularly those linking grief with responses to loss involved in trauma. Practitioners will find clinically informed models and ample case descriptions to bridge concepts with real people suffering real loss. All will find new paradigms

Death, Bereavement, And Mourning

Death, Bereavement, And Mourning
  • Author : Samuel C. Heilman
  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Release : 19 January 2021
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An encounter with the death of another is often an occasion when the bereaved need to be sustained in their loss, relieved of the anxiety that the meeting with death engenders, and comforted in their grief. It is a time when those left behind often seek to redress wrongs in themselves or in the relationships that death has shaken and upset. In both collective and individual responses to the trauma of encountering death, we witness efforts to counter the misfortune

Facial Trauma Surgery E-Book

Facial Trauma Surgery E-Book
  • Author : Amir H Dorafshar,Eduardo D Rodriguez,Paul N Manson
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 18 February 2019
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Offering authoritative guidance and a multitude of high-quality images, Facial Trauma Surgery: From Primary Repair to Reconstruction is the first comprehensive textbook of its kind on treating primary facial trauma and delayed reconstruction of both the soft tissues and craniofacial bony skeleton. This unique volume is a practical, complete reference for clinical presentation, fracture pattern, classification, and management of patients with traumatic facial injury, helping you provide the best possible outcomes for patients’ successful reintegration into work and society. Explains

Trauma, Resistance, Reconstruction in Post-1994 South African Writing

Trauma, Resistance, Reconstruction in Post-1994 South African Writing
  • Author : Jaspal Kaur Singh,Rajendra Chetty
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release : 19 January 2021
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The re-conceptualization of South Africa as a democracy in 1994 has influenced the production and reception of texts in this nation and around the globe. The literature emerging after 1994 provides a vision for reconciling the fragmented past produced by the brutality of apartheid policies and consequently shifting social relations from a traumatized past to a reconstructed future. The purpose of the essays in this anthology is to explore, within the literary imagination and cultural production of a post-apartheid nation and its

Treating Traumatic Bereavement

Treating Traumatic Bereavement
  • Author : Laurie Anne Pearlman,Camille B. Wortman,Catherine A. Feuer,Christine H. Farber,Therese A. Rando
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 13 January 2014
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This book presents an integrated treatment approach for those struggling to adapt after the sudden, traumatic death of a loved one. The authors weave together evidence-based clinical strategies grounded in cutting-edge knowledge about both trauma and grief. The book offers a clear framework and many practical tools for building survivors' psychological and interpersonal resources, processing their trauma, and facilitating mourning. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes over 30 reproducible handouts. Purchasers can access a

Healing the Inner Wounds from the Wars in Vietnam

Healing the Inner Wounds from the Wars in Vietnam
  • Author : Duc Viet Nguyen
  • Publisher : Cal Printing & Duke Thanks Pub
  • Release : 01 January 2006
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From 1945 on, the United States became increasingly involved in the Vietnam War, until the Communist Party seized Saigon in 1975, causing millions of Vietnamese to flee Vietnam for freedom and human-rights protection. These refugees still require treatment for the inner wounds inflicted by the war.

Trauma and Reconstruction, An Issue of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics,

Trauma and Reconstruction, An Issue of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics,
  • Author : David S Precious
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 14 November 2013
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An important review on trauma and reconstruction for the oral and maxillofacial surgeon! Topics include systematic assessment, imaging for diagnosis and management, helping anesthesiologists understand patients with facial fractures, management of fractures of the condyle, condylar neck and coronoid process, mandibular angle, body and symphysis, zygomatico-maxillary complex, naso-frontal complex, pan-facial complex, late reconstruction of condyle and condylar neck fractures, orbital and naso-orbital deformities, residual soft tissue deformities, and more!