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Beyond Trauma Cultural and Societal Dynamics

ISBN-10: 0306450585

ISBN-13: 9780306450587

Edition: 1995

Authors: Rolf J. Kleber, Charles R. Figley, Berthold P. R. Gersons

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List price: $219.99
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 11/30/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 313
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298

Charles R. Figley (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University) is the Paul Henry Kurzweg, MD Distinguished Chair in Disaster Mental Health at Tulane University and a Professor in the Tulane Graduate School of Social Work. He is also director of the award-winning Traumatology Institute. The Institute was recognized in 2000 as the best program of its kind by the University Continuing Education Association. He is a former Fulbright Fellow and was a Professor in the College of Social Work at Florida State University before moving to Tulane University in July 2008. Dr. Figley is also a psychologist and family therapist and was a Professor of Family Therapy and Psychology at Purdue University (1974-1989). He is founding editor of the Journal of Traumatic Stress and currently editor of the journal Traumatology , published by SAGE Publications. Dr. Figley has written more than 200 scholarly works, including 19 books, most of which have focused on stress, resiliency, and coping. His first book, Stress Disorder Among Vietnam Veterans (1978), focused on combat stress and is credited as helping to establish the modern era of traumatology. In his subsequent books, he has continually expanded his focus to other traumatizing contexts.

Conceptual Issues: Addressing Human Response to War and Atrocity: Major Challenges in Research and Practices and the Limitations of Western Psychiatric Models
The Severity of the Trauma: Issues about Its Role in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder?
A Cognitive Processing Formulation of Posttrauma Reactions
Societal and Political Issues: The Development of Treatment Approaches for Victims of Human Rights Violations in Chile
Cultural Analysis of Research Findings on the Political Instability in the Philippines
Psychotherapeutic Work with Refugees
The Prevalence, Trauma and Sociocultural Causes of Incestuous Abuse of Females: A Human Rights Issue
Ethical Considerations: When Political Reality Enters Therapy: Ethical Considerations in the Treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Working through the Holocaust-Still a Task for Germany's Youth?
Primary Prevention of Traumatic Stress Caused by War
Epilogue: Beyond Trauma
4 additional articles
Index