Trauma and survival : post-traumatic and dissociative disorders in women / Elizabeth A. Waites.
By: Waites, Elizabeth A.Publisher: New York : Norton, c1993Description: 260 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0393701506 :.Subject(s): Post-traumatic stress disorder | Abused women -- Mental health | Dissociative disorders | Dissociative Disorders -- therapy | Psychotherapy | Stress disorders, Post-traumatic -- Therapy | Women -- PsychologyDDC classification: 616.85/21/0082
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|Book||Christchurch PTSD||616.85/21/0082 (Browse shelf)||Available||Post traumatic and dissociative disorders in women.||A40246097|
|Book||Christchurch Dissociative Identity Disorder||616.85/21/0082 (Browse shelf)||Available||It covers the psychobiology of trauma, the social psychology of sexism, discrimination and violence against women, and modern approaches that take into account the complex interactions among biological, psychological and social factors in women's lives.||A40918664|
"A Norton professional book"--P. preceding t.p.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -246) and index.
Introduction: an overview of female victimization -- Psychobiology and post-traumatic pathology -- Female dilemmas -- Trauma in developmental context -- Post-traumatic syndromes in rape, incest, and battering -- Perspectives on dissociation -- Dissociative disorders -- Female complaints revisited -- Iatrogenic symptoms and revictimization -- Self-injury -- Ritualization and abuse -- Enactment and abreaction.