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Invisible Heroes Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal

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ISBN-10: 0553383744

ISBN-13: 9780553383744

Edition: Annotated 

Authors: Belleruth Naparstek, Robert C. Scaer

List price: $18.00
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If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic event, you know the devastating impact it can have on your life and your spirit. Life-threatening accidents, illnesses, assaults, abusive relationships—or a tragedy like 9/11—all can leave deep emotional wounds that persist long after physical scars have healed. Survivors become “invisible heroes,” courageously struggling to lead normal lives in spite of symptoms so baffling and disturbing that they sometimes doubt their own sanity. Now there is new hope for the millions affected by posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Drawing on more than thirty years’ experience as a therapist and on the most recent cutting-edge research, Belleruth…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/27/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Robert Scaer, MD, a board-certified neurologist with forty years of clinical experience, lives in Louisville, Colorado.

Foreword
Introduction: A New Way of Looking at Trauma
Understanding Trauma
The Many Faces of Trauma and Recovery
Frannie's Story: A Humbled Therapist's Education
Fierce Undoing: The Nature of Trauma and the Dilemma of Ruptured Identity
Who Suffers: How, When, Where, and Why?
The Physical Effects of Trauma
The Cognitive Effects of Trauma
The Emotional Effects of Trauma
The Behavioral Effects of Trauma
Healing Trauma
How and Why Imagery Heals Trauma
General Guided Imagery Wisdom and Tactics
Guided Imagery for the First Stage of Trauma: Reestablishing Safety and Control
Guided Imagery for the Second Stage of Trauma: Healing and Integration
Guided Imagery for the Third Stage of Trauma: Cleanup and Renewal
Other Imagery-Based Therapies
Ten Ingredients for Comprehensive Healing
Surprise Blessings: Gifts in the Rubble
Resources
Notes
Acknowledgments