Rebuilding Shattered Lives

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James Chu
Publication date: 29 March 2011
Publisher: Wiley

Pages: 384

Children, adolescents, and adults who experience ‘developmentally adverse interpersonal trauma are at risk not only for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) but also for other anxiety, affective, addictive, conduct, eating, psychotic personality disorders, as well as for retraumatisation.

Now in an updated Second Edition, this book describes the theoretical constructs of how complex trauma–related clinical syndromes evolve and present in adult patients, integrating theories concerning post traumatic stress disorder, dissociation and personality development. This book is an authoritative clinical guide to the treatment of patients with complex post traumatic and dissociative disorders.