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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
by Peggy Thomas (Goodreads Author)
This title provides and overview of post-traumatic stress disorder, what causes it, how people live with it, and the latest information about treatment and prevention.
Published 2008 by Thomson Gale
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Part of the Diseases & Disorders series, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder examines PTSD throughout history and in the military. The classic symptoms of PTSD are explored and discussed; as well as those who have lived through traumatic events, in wars, and here in the United States. The latest information on treatments and the future of PTSD are delved into and current events such as Hurricane Katrina and the Virginia Tech shootings are explored. Treatments and the future of PTSD conclude this ...more
This is the briefest and a very superficial treatment. It would be useful to people who have no background or idea about ptsd for an overview and I am sure it was designed as such. The kind of book that one would find in a High School library. I'd give it to my kids to read as a starter.