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Trauma Patrick Bracken

Trauma

Patrick Bracken

Published April 29th 2002
ISBN : 9781861562807
Paperback
220 pages
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In the past 20 years there has been a growth of interest in the area of trauma within the disciplines of psychology and psychiatry. This professional interest both reflects and contributes to a wider cultural concern with trauma. The syndrome of PostMoreIn the past 20 years there has been a growth of interest in the area of trauma within the disciplines of psychology and psychiatry. This professional interest both reflects and contributes to a wider cultural concern with trauma. The syndrome of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) lies at the heart of the contemporary discourse on trauma. This text argues that there are serious problems inherent in current conceptualizations of how people react to trauma and consequently in many of the therapeutic responses that have developed.