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Author Joseph, Stephen (College teacher)

Title What doesn't kill us : the new psychology of posttraumatic growth / Stephen Joseph

Publ Info New York : Basic Books, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  RC552.P67 J673 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xvii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-256) and index
Contents Everything changes -- The flipside of trauma -- The emotional toll of trauma -- The biology of trauma -- Growth following adversity -- Transformation -- The theory of the shattered vase -- Paths to posttraumatic growth -- Putting the growth mindset to work -- Nurturing growth -- Conclusion
Note From a psychological standpoint, explores the concept that such traumatic events as illness, separation, and assault, can improve the sufferer's quality of life despite any emotional pain sustained
LC subject Post-traumatic stress disorder
ISBN 9780465019410 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0465019412 (hardcover : alk. paper)