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War and redemption : treatment and recovery in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder

Dewey, Larry.

Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate c2004

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 6  (RC552 P67 D495 2004 )()

  • Title:
    War and redemption : treatment and recovery in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Author/Creator: Dewey, Larry.
  • Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate
  • Creation Date: c2004
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: vi, 246 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Bibliography: "Bibliography": p. [239]-244.
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Subjects: Post-traumatic stress disorder; Veterans -- Mental health
  • Notes: "Bibliography": p. [239]-244. ; Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents: The Descent into Hell
    The Burden of Killing
    How Propaganda and Love Make War Possible
    The Trauma of War and the Emotional Cost to the Common Men Who Fight It
    The Burden of "Breaking the Geneva Convention of the Soul"
    The Rules of Fear
    What Vets Have Taught Me About Effective Treatment
    "It Helps to Tell the Story
    But It's Hard"
    Grief and Grieving
    Understanding Conditioned Responses
    The Therapeutic Reunion
    "Keeping the Demons at Bay": Sharing and Support and "Working Through" in Group Therapy
    Humor
    Sleep and Medication
    The "Antidote Experience" and Its Use in Therapy
    The Hope of Redemption
    Having the Courage to Face the Truth and Being Willing to Take Corrective Action
    Mercy, Reparative Acts and Forgiveness
    Spiritual Connection and Recovery
    The Cure of Love: What the World's Best Copers Teach Us About Living Well.
  • OCLC Number: 53276490
  • Identifier: ISBN0754641651;ISBN9780754641650;LCCN2003062887