How millions of PTSD suffers learned to live without fear, pain, depression, and self-doubt. The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook, Revised and Expanded Second Edition introduces survivors, loved ones, and helpers to the remarkable range of treatment alternatives and self-management techniques available today to break through the pain and realize recovery and growth. This updated edition incorporates all-new diagstics from the DSM-5 and covers the latest treatment techniques and research findings surrounding the optimization of brain health and function, sleep disturbance, new USDA dietary guidelines and the importance of antioxidants, early childhood trauma, treating PTSD and alcoholism, the relationship between PTSD and brain injury, suicide and PTSD, somatic complaints associated with PTSD, and more.
Glenn R. Schiraldi, PhD, Lt. Col. (USAR, Ret.), has served on the stress management faculties at the Pentagon, the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, and the University of Maryland School of Public Health, where he received the Outstanding Teaching award. He is the author of diverse articles and books on mental and physical health. He has served on the editorial board of The International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience, and the board of directors of the Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association.