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Books on PTSD Blast Injury

Books with information on post traumatic stress disorder PTSD and blast injury

Many service members and veterans have experienced symptoms of PTSD and blast injuries with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  However, post traumatic stress disorder is not limited to wartime experiences. It can also occur to adults who have been in life threatening events such as car crashes, assaults or natural disasters. These books identify PTSD symptoms, give coping strategies, information on treatment, and personal accounts on surviving emotional and physical trauma. The Books also discuss the effects of trauma, blast injury and PTSD on family members with suggestions for communication and adjustment.

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Clinician's Guide to PTSD

This practitioner's guide, now thoroughly updated, examines the nature of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and provides a complete framework for planning and implementing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Steven Taylor addresses the complexities of treating people who have experienced different types of trauma and shows how to adapt empirically supported protocols to each client's needs. Rich case examples illustrate the nuts and bolts of cognitive interventions, exposure exercises, and adjunctive methods.
Item: CLGP
Price: $27.00
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Cognitive Rehabilitation Tool Kit

This three-book set brings it all together as a cognitive rehabilitation powerhouse.

The Practical Guide to Cognitive Rehabilitation: Overcoming Cognitive Neurological Impairments (PGCR) is filled with readings and exercises to assist persons with neurological impairments in the recovery process. A great resource for individuals, caregivers and clinicians.

The Cognition Functional Rehabilitation Activity Manual (CFRM) offers activities on memory, attention, orientation, awareness, etc. that are designed for easy implementation and instruction. Not only is CFRM persons with brain injury, this manual can be used for persons with a wide range of developmental or neurological impairments.

Last, but not least of these three manuals - the Cognitive Communication: Functional Activities Manual (CCOM) is for adults with acquired brain injuries (ABI), such as TBI, stroke, tumor or dementia. Most any age person affected by brain trauma can benefit - along with people with age related memory loss & mild cognitive impairments.

Item: COGKT3
Price: $165.00
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Living Life Fully after Brain Injury: A workbook for survivors, families and caregivers

Editors Robert Fraser, Ph.D., Kurt L. Johnson, Ph.D., CRC, and Kathleen Bell, M.D. , along with a impressive group of co-authors have compiled an impressive and practical workbook on the long journey of brain injury. Whether you are a civilian or veteran who has survived a brain injury, a family member or caregiver, a clinician, advocate, or direct care staff, you will find this workbook is a valuable resource and tool for living a full life after brain injury. It pulls together…

· Scientific information from evidence based research

· Range of topics from coma to living in the community

· Compelling personal vignettes to illustrate content

· Tools for personal assessment and practical strategies

· CD with worksheets for personal and professional use.

This is the publication that has been missing up to now in the field of acquired brain injury. With chapters by 19 national experts on brain injury, it is informative at a “cutting edge” level but presented in a format and writing style that is empowering and clear for individuals and families. A CD contains 46 worksheets that can be printed and used by survivors, families and clinicians.

Read an interview with author Richard Fraser.

Item: LVLF
Price: $35.00
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Loving Someone with PTSD – A Practical Guide to Understanding and Connecting with Your Partner after Trauma

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can present with a number of symptoms, including anxiety, depression, flashbacks, and trouble sleeping. If your partner has PTSD, you may want to help, but find yourself at a loss.

The simple truth is that PTSD can be extremely debilitating-not just for the person who has experienced trauma first-hand, but for their partners as well. And while there are many books written for those suffering from PTSD, there are few written for the people who love them. In Loving Someone with PTSD, renowned trauma expert and author of I Can't Get Over It!, Aphrodite Matsakis, presents concrete skills and strategies for the partners of those with PTSD.

Item: LSWP
Price: $18.00
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My Parent Has a Brain Injury

A parent's brain injury can change a child's world. This book helps sons and daughters understand the physical, cognitive and emotional changes in a parent after an acquired brain injury due to trauma, stroke, tumor, disease or anoxia. It gives information about the brain that is clear and easily understood among elementary, middle and high school age children. Most importantly, it helps sons and daughters understand how and why their relationship with their injured parent has changed. Filled with quotes and exercises, children share their personal feelings about living with a parent who has a brain injury and what life is like at home. This honest and insightful book with colorful graphics is an essential tool to help children cope.
Item: MPBI
Price: $20.00
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The Depression Workbook

From the best-selling author, Mary Ellen Copeland, comes the Second Edition of The Depression Workbook. Learn to practice the latest research-based self-help strategies to relieve depression and address other mental health issues including how to take responsibility for your own wellness, use charts to track and control your moods, find helpful care providers, build a support system, and more.

Item: DTWB
Price: $26.00
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The Practical Guide to Cognitive Rehabilitation: Overcoming Cognitive Neurological Impairments

Authors Dr. Kimberly S. Hutchinson and Lawrence S. Dilks have developed a workbook filled with readings and exercises designed to assist persons with neurological impairments in the recovery process. Each section has activities and worksheets with a variety of visual and cognitive activities. Sections include orientation, attention and concentration, processing speed, memory, executive functions, language redevelopment, visual perception, anxiety and depression, and extra activities. This workbook is for individuals, caregivers, and clinicians.

If you are a therapist or clinician, please see the special package for clinicians titled For Clinicians - The Practical Guide to Cognitive Rehabilitation. click here.

Item: PGCR
Price: $30.00
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Tool Kit for Veterans and Caregivers on TBI and PTSD: 3 Books on Wounds of War

When a loved one is wounded, many caregivers struggle to cope with the effects of a brain injury and/or PTSD on family members, especially spouses and children living at home. This special tool kit has information on the symptoms of concussion, blast injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, post-traumatic headaches, substance abuse and suicide risk. They also discuss the stresses and rewards of caregiving, give tips on communicating with children, managing behavior, controlling anger, improving sleep. Special attention is given to signs of secondary traumatic stress among family members and caregivers and the importance of recognizing symptoms of compassion fatigue. This practical set of books is a valuable resource for any family touched by the wounds of war.
Item: VETCARE
Price: $50.00
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Pocket Tips for Caregivers

A pocket guide for caregivers gives suggestions and strategies for coping with the stress, responsibilities and demands of caregiving. Section I covers Taking Care of the Caregiver and Section II has tips for helping with cognitive, emotional and behavioral changes. Wives and other women caring for wounded service members and veterans will find this especially helpful.

Item: PTCA
Price: $5.00
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Caregiving on the Homefront: The War at Home

Women caring for spouses injured in combat face a new war on the homefront as service member and veterans return home with PTSD or TBI. This booklet describes the effects of caregiving on marriages and children with suggestions for recognizing compassion fatigue, grieving losses, managing stress, and developing coping skills.
Item: CHFW
Price: $7.50
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