A guide for helping your clients overcome negative events, based on the latest research on posttraumatic growth
Drawing on the growing empirical and theoretical material on posttraumatic growth—an outgrowth of the positive psychology movement—Primer on Posttraumatic Growth provides insight, depth, and treatment recommendations for both the clinicians who work with those who have experienced dramatic negative events in their lives and for other professionals who support victims of trauma and extreme stress.
This essential primer examines:The connections between meaning and growthThe impact of cognitive processing on posttraumatic growthPositive emotion and posttraumatic growthPosttraumatic growth and an "open" personalityThe human drive to be in positive and important interpersonal relationshipsForgiveness: can it be extended towards all areas of posttraumatic growth?Posttraumatic growth and religious and spiritual variablesWisdom and posttraumatic growth
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