The Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma

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Wiley, Sep 11, 2008 - Psychology - 752 pages
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The Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma is the only authoritative reference on the scientific evidence, clinical practice guidelines, and social issues addressed within the field of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder. Edited by the leading experts in the field, you will turn to this definitive reference work again and again for complete coverage of psychological trauma, PTSD, evidence-based and standard treatments, as well as controversial topics including EMDR, virtual reality therapy, and much more.

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GILBERT REYES is Associate Dean for Clinical Training at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara. He has been called to assist people trying to recover mental health after disasters, including the September 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center, the bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, and numerous hurricane and disaster sites. He has been a consultant to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and, in 2002, co-authored that organization's training manual for community-based psychological support. He lectures nationally on disaster mental health intervention.

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