A groundbreaking handbook, Complex Trauma and Its Effects sees two leading experts in community mental health present a collection of essays, papers, interviews and articles that explore the nature and extent of psychological and emotional trauma and its impact on people’s lives.
This is a valuable resource for everyone in the caring professions; welfare services, and the public health, criminal justice and education sectors who wishes to create a more constructive environment that will enable their service users to develop their full potential.
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 05 March 2012
Section one: The nature of trauma
- Chapter 1: Everybody’s problem: the personality disorder dimension
- Chapter 2: Perspectives from the biological sciences
- Chapter 3: Perspectives from the social sciences; Chapter 4: Socio-emotional systems.
Section two: Innovations in practice
- Chapter 5: Children without play
- Chapter 6: Playing with freedom
- Chapter 7: For argument’s sake
- Chapter 8: Debating at the Urban Academy
- Chapter 9: Turmoil and transition: St Basils
- Chapter 10: On assessment: PD typologies and ‘learned defiance’ in the prison population
- Chapter 11: The Drama Triangle and other ‘unwanted repetitive patterns’
- Chapter 12: Empowering the victim in the criminal justice system
- Chapter 13: An occupational hazard: managing traumatic incidents in the fire and rescue service
- Chapter 14: The traumas of war
- Chapter 15: Homelessness, complex trauma and recovery
- Chapter 16: Banking on time: Potter Street TimeBank
- Chapter 17: Building recovery communities
- Chapter 18: A one-stop community
- Chapter 19: Trauma in later life
- Chapter 20: Common threads.
Section three: The future
- Chapter 21: Communities, once and future
- Chapter 22: Psychology in the environment
- Chapter 23: Enabling environments, public health and human values
- Chapter 24: Conclusion
- Further reading.