9780765703781

Living With Terror, Working With Trauma A Clinician's Handbook

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  • ISBN13:

    9780765703781

  • ISBN10:

    0765703785

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-12-23
  • Publisher: Jason Aronson, Inc.
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Summary

This book addresses the ways that mental health practitioners can assist survivors of terrorism. Drawing upon the experience of leading practitioners and renowned experts throughout the world, this edited volume explores the most innovative methods currently employed to help people heal - and even grow - from traumatic experiences. It argues for a multi-dimensional approach to understanding and treating the effects of terror-related trauma.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1(18)
PART I: THE MEANING OF TRAUMA
1 Psychic Trauma and Traumatic Object Loss
19(16)
Harold P. Blum
2 Complex PTSD: A Syndrome in Survivors of Prolonged and Repeated Trauma
35(16)
Judith Lewis Herman
3 Psychic Trauma and Fears of Annihilation
51(16)
Marvin Hurvich
4 Resilience: Accommodation and Recovery
67(16)
Henry Krystal
5 Disruption: Individual and Collective Threats
83(28)
Mordechai Benyakar and Danielle Knafo
PART II: LIVING WITH TERROR
6 Is Hiroshima Our Text?
111(8)
Robert J. Lifton
7 Cambodians and Massive Trauma: What We Have Learned after Twenty Years
119(16)
J. David Kinzie
8 Five Wars, Five Traumas: Experience and Insight from Clinical Work in Israel's Trenches
135(20)
Mordechai Benyakar
9 Wounds of War: The Aftermath of Combat in Vietnam
155(16)
Herbert Hendin and Ann Pollinger Haas
10 Children's Responses to Terrorist Attacks
171(30)
Ofra Ayalon
11 Defeated Dreams: The Tragedy of Survivors
201(32)
Elia Awwad
PART III: WORKING WITH TRAUMA
12 Early Interventions with Victims of Terrorism
233(40)
Rony Berger
13 Posttraumatic Therapy in the Age of Neuroscience
273(10)
Bessel van der Kolk
14 Optimizing Affect Function in the Psychoanalytic Treatment of Trauma
283(14)
Henry Krystal
15 An Eye for an Eye: Fantasies of Revenge in the Aftermath of Trauma
297(16)
Nina K. Thomas
16 A Humanistic Approach to the Psychology of Trauma
313(18)
Ilene Serlin and John T. Cannon
17 Empathic Strain, Compassion Fatigue, and Countertransference in the Treatment of Trauma and PTSD
331(38)
John P. Wilson
18 The Complexities of Working with Terror
369
B. Hudnall Stamm, Craig Higson-Smith, and Amy C. Hudnall
PART IV: SEPTEMBER 11(468)
19 Reflections on September 11
401(14)
Martin S. Bergmann
20 Responses of the Mental Health Community to the World Trade Center Disaster
415(14)
Charles B. Strozier and Katie Gentile
21 Large Group Destruction: A Group Analyst at Ground Zero
429(20)
Bennett Roth
22 Terrorism on U.S. Soil: Remembering Past Trauma and Retraumatization
449(12)
Maria V. Bergmann
23 Skyscrapers and Bones: Memorials to Dead Objects in the Culture of Desire
461(18)
Isaac Tylim
PART V: LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE
24 Traumatized Societies and Psychological Care: Expanding the Concept of Preventive Medicine
479(20)
Vamik D. Volkan
25 Storytelling as a Way to Work Through Intractable Conflicts: The TRT German-Jewish Experience and Its Relevance to the Palestinian-Israeli Context
499(20)
Dan Bar-On and Fattma Kassem
26 No Amount of Suffering
519(14)
Michael Eigen
27 Terror and Forgiveness
533(32)
Robert Karen
28 Creative and Clinical Transformations of Trauma: Private Pain in the Public Domain
565(24)
Danielle Knafo
Index 589(8)
About the Contributors 597

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