Rebuilding Shattered Lives : Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders

Rebuilding Shattered Lives : Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders

Book Title: Rebuilding Shattered Lives : Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders

Author: Richard A. Chefetz

Format: Paperback | 384 pages

Publication Date: 10 May 2011

ISBN-13: 9780470768747

Children, adolescents, and adults who experience "developmentally adverse interpersonal trauma are at risk not only for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) but also for other anxiety, affective, addictive, conduct, eating, psychotic personality disorders, as well as for retraumatization. Now in an updated Second Edition, this book describes the theoretical constructs of how complex trauma-related clinical syndromes evolve and present in adult patients, integrating theories concerning posttraumatic stress disorder, dissociation and personality development. This book is an authoritative clinical guide to the treatment of patients with complex posttraumatic and dissociative disorders.