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A Mental Healthcare Model for Mass Trauma Survivors Control Focused Behavioral Treatment of Earthquake - War and Torture Trauma

di Basoglu - Salcioglu  • 2011  • dettagli prodotto

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Mass trauma events, such as natural disasters, war and torture, affect millions of people every year. Currently, there is no mental health care model with the potential to address the psychological needs of survivors in a cost-effective way. This book presents such a model, along with guidance on its implementation, making it invaluable for both policy-makers and mental health professionals. Building on more than twenty years of extensive research with mass trauma survivors, the authors present a model of traumatic stress to aid understanding of mass trauma and how its psychological impact can be overcome with control-focused behavioral treatment. This text offers a critical review of various controversial issues in the field of psychological trauma in light of recent research findings. Including two structured manuals on earthquake trauma, covering treatment delivery and self-help, the book will be of use to survivors themselves as well as care providers.Table of ContentsPrefaceAcknowledgementsIntroductionPart I. Theory: 1. A learning theory formulation of earthquake trauma2. A learning theory formulation of torture and war traumaPart II. Assessment and Treatment: 3. Assessment4. Control-focused behavioural treatment5. Assessment and treatment of prolonged grief6. An overview of treatment efficacy and mechanisms of recoveryPart III. Implications for Care of Mass Trauma Survivors: 7. A mental health care model for earthquake survivors8. Issues in care of mass trauma survivors9. Controversies in rehabilitation of torture and war survivorsAppendix I. QuestionnairesAppendix II. Helping people recover from earthquake trauma: control-focused behavioural treatment delivery manualAppendix III. Self-help manual for earthquake traumaIndex.


ISBN: 0521880009

Titolo: A Mental Healthcare Model for Mass Trauma Survivors Control Focused Behavioral Treatment of Earthquake - War and Torture Trauma


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2011

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina rigida

Pagine: 294