The Rape Recovery Handbook PDF ePub eBook

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The Rape Recovery Handbook free pdf A woman is raped in this country every two minutes- this guide provides an effective framework for victims to heal from the experience. Victims of rape often suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In this new handbook, an expert in the treatment of PTSD helps rape victims cope with the reality of the experience and deal with the aftermath of conflicting and debilitating feelings. Recovery begins by establishing a safety plan that includes what to expect from recovery and an understanding of how to treat yourself during recovery. Develop a community and supportive network to assist you during the journey. Learn to cope with the anxiety and anger that often arise during this process. Understand how sexual assault can affect many aspects of life. Shatter myths about sexual assault and examine how the experience can change relationships. The final part of the book facilitates the mental reconstruction of the assault to diffuse its emotional power. Counter irrational beliefs, find inner reserves of strength and energy, and regain personal power.

About Aphrodite Matsakis

As a specialist in post-traumatic stress disorder, Aphrodite Matsakis, Ph.D., has counseled thousands of clients ranging from combat veterans to victims of crime and abuse and other traumatic events. She conducts a private psychotherapy practice specializing in post-traumatic stress disorder and child abuse.

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Author : Aphrodite Matsakis
Publisher : New Harbinger Publications,U.S.
Data Published : 01 October 2003
ISBN : 1572243376
EAN : 9781572243378
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 200 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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