The Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Relationship

The Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Relationship

How to Support your Partner and Keep your Relationship Healthy

Book - 2009
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Citing a prevalence in PTSD in America, a guide for partners of PTSD sufferers shares practical counsel on such topics as managing a loved one's emotions, communicating while separated by military duty, and handling post-trauma sexual relations. Original.

F+W Publishing
War, physical and sexual abuse, and natural disasters. All crises have one thing in common: Victims often suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and their loved ones suffer right along with them. In this book, couples will learn how to have a healthy relationship, in spite of a stressful and debilitating disorder. They’ll learn how to:
  • Deal with emotions regarding their partner’s PTSD
  • Talk about the traumatic event(s)
  • Communicate about the effects of PTSD to their children
  • Handle sexual relations when a PTSD partner has suffered a traumatic sexual event
  • Help their partner cope with everyday life issues

When someone has gone through a traumatic event in his or her life, he or she needs a partner more than ever. This is the complete guide to keeping the relationship strong and helping both partners recover in happy, healthy ways.

Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, [2009]
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781598699975
Branch Call Number: 616.8521 ENGLA
Characteristics: xv, 271 pages ; 22 cm


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