Rebuilding Shattered Lives: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders

Rebuilding Shattered Lives: Treating Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders

James A. Chu


Praise for Rebuilding Shattered Lives, moment Edition

"In this new version of Rebuilding Shattered Lives, Dr. Chu distills the knowledge he has won from decades spent construction and directing a unprecedented healing neighborhood in an immense instructing medical institution. either rookies and skilled clinicians will make the most of this book's unfailing readability, stability, and pragmatism. a useful resource."—Judith L. Herman, MD, Director of teaching for the sufferers of Violence software, Cambridge health and wellbeing Alliance, Cambridge, MA

"The desire for this paintings is titanic, as is the present. thanks, Dr. Chu, for carrying on with to percentage your maintaining perception and knowledge during this up-to-date edition."— Christine A. Courtois, founder and relevant, Christine A. Courtois PhD & affiliates, PLC, Washington, DC; writer of therapeutic the Incest Wound: grownup Survivors in remedy and reminiscences of Sexual Abuse

Praise for the 1st edition:

"Dr. James Chu charts a planned and considerate method of the remedy of significantly traumatized sufferers. Written in a simple type and richly illustrated with scientific vignettes, Rebuilding Shattered Lives is stuffed with useful suggestion on healing strategy and scientific administration. this can be a reassuring booklet that strikes past the confusion and controversies to deal with the serious underlying matters and combine conventional psychotherapy with newer knowing of the results of trauma and pathological dissociation." —Frank W. Putnam, MD

A totally revised, confirmed method of the evaluation andtreatment of post-traumatic and dissociative disorders—reflecting remedy advances because 1998

Rebuilding Shattered Lives offers useful insights into the rebuilding of grownup psyches shattered in adolescence, drawing at the author's large learn and medical event focusing on treating survivors of serious abuse.

The re-creation includes:

  • Developments within the remedy of complicated PTSD

  • More on neurobiology, hindrance administration, and psychopharmacology for trauma-related disorders

  • Examination of early attachment relationships and their effect on total development

  • The impression of disorganized attachment on a kid's vulnerability to numerous varieties of victimization

  • An replace at the administration of distinct issues

This is a necessary consultant for each therapist operating with consumers who've suffered serious trauma.

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