Psychological Trauma

Psychological Trauma

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A traumatic event involves a single experience, or an enduring or repeating event or events, that completely overwhelm the individual's ability to cope or integrate the ideas and emotions involved with that experience. The sense of being overwhelmed can be delayed by weeks, years or even decades, as the person struggles to cope with the immediate circumstances. Psychological trauma can lead to serious long-term negative consequences that are often overlooked even by mental health professionals: "If clinicians fail to look through a trauma lens and to conceptualize client problems as related possibly to current or past trauma, they may fail to see that trauma victims, young and old, organize much of their lives around repetitive patterns of reliving and warding off traumatic memories, reminders, and affects."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Vertpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136265664
  • 9786136265667