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Psychosocial Stress Series

Series Editor: Charles R. Figley

The Psychosocial Stress Series includes books that make important contributions to theory, research, assessment, treatment, and policy on the causes and consquences of stress and trauma.

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  1. Collective Trauma, Collective Healing

    Promoting Community Resilience in the Aftermath of Disaster

    By Jack Saul

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Collective Trauma, Collective Healing is a guide for mental health professionals working in response to large-scale political violence or natural disaster. It provides a framework that practitioners can use to develop their own community based, collective approach to treating trauma and providing...

    Published July 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Trauma, Culture, and Metaphor

    Pathways of Transformation and Integration

    By John P. Wilson, Jacob D. Lindy

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    In Trauma, Culture, and Metaphor, John Wilson and Jacob Lindy explore the language of both individual and collective trauma in an era dominated by globalization and interconnectedness. Through lucid, careful discussion, this important book builds a bridge between the etymology of trauma-related...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Helping Traumatized Families

    2nd Edition

    By Charles R. Figley, Laurel J. Kiser

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    The new edition of the classic Helping Traumatized Families not only offers clinicians a unified, evidence-based theory of the systemic impact of traumatic stress—it also details a systematic approach to helping families heal by promoting their natural healing resources. Though the impact of trauma...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Treating Traumatic Stress Injuries in Military Personnel

    An EMDR Practitioner's Guide

    By Mark C. Russell, Charles R. Figley

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Treating Traumatic Stress Injuries in Military Personnel offers a comprehensive treatment manual for mental health professionals treating traumatic stress injuries in both male and female veterans. It is the first book to combine the most recent knowledge about new paradigms of combat-related...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Healing War Trauma

    A Handbook of Creative Approaches

    Edited by Raymond Monsour Scurfield, Katherine Theresa Platoni

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Healing War Trauma details a broad range of exciting approaches for healing from the trauma of war. The techniques described in each chapter are designed to complement and supplement cognitive-behavioral treatment protocols—and, ultimately, to help clinicians transcend the limits of those protocols...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. War Trauma and Its Wake

    Expanding the Circle of Healing

    Edited by Raymond Monsour Scurfield, Katherine Theresa Platoni

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Decades after Charles Figley’s landmark Trauma and Its Wake was published, our understanding of trauma has grown and deepened, but we still face considerable challenges when treating trauma survivors. This is especially the case for professionals who work with veterans and active-duty military...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Compassion Fatigue Workbook

    Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization

    By Françoise Mathieu

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    The Compassion Fatigue Workbook is a lifeline for any helping professional facing the physical and emotional exhaustion that can shadow work in the helping professions. Since 2001 the activities in this Workbook have helped thousands of helpers in the fields of healthcare, community mental health,...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  8. School Rampage Shootings and Other Youth Disturbances

    Early Preventative Interventions

    Edited by Kathleen Nader

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Together, School Rampage Shootings and Other Youth Disturbances and its accompanying CD provide a complete toolkit for using early preventative interventions with elementary-school age children. In ten thoughtful, clearly written chapters, both new and experienced practitioners will find a wealth...

    Published December 11th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Transcending Trauma

    Survival, Resilience, and Clinical Implications in Survivor Families

    By Bea Hollander-Goldfein, Nancy Isserman, Jennifer Goldenberg

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Based on twenty years of intense qualitative research, Transcending Trauma presents an integrated model of coping and adaptation after trauma that incorporates the best of recent work in the field with the expanded insights offered by Holocaust survivors. In the book’s vignettes and interview...

    Published November 1st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Families Under Fire

    Systemic Therapy With Military Families

    Edited by R. Blaine Everson, Charles R. Figley

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    As provider networks on military bases are overwhelmed with new cases, civilian clinicians are increasingly likely to treat military families. However, these clinicians do not receive the same military mental-healthcare training as providers on military installations, adding strain to clinicians’...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Vicarious Trauma and Disaster Mental Health: Understanding Risks and Promoting Resilience
    Edited by Gertie Quitangon, Mark R. Evces
    To Be Published February 9th 2015

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