Loving Someone with PTSD

Author: Aphrodite T. Matsakis
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608827887
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can present with a number of symptoms, including anxiety, depression, flashbacks, and trouble sleeping. If your partner has PTSD, you may want to help, but find yourself at a loss. The simple truth is that PTSD can be extremely debilitating—not just for the person who has experienced trauma first-hand, but for their partners as well. And while there are many books written for those suffering from PTSD, there are few written for the people who love them. In Loving Someone with PTSD, renowned trauma expert and author of I Can’t Get Over It!, Aphrodite Matsakis, presents concrete skills and strategies for the partners of those with PTSD. With this informative and practical book, you will increase your understanding of the signs and symptoms of PTSD, improve your communication skills with your loved one, set realistic expectations, and work to create a healthy environment for the both of you. In addition, you will learn to manage your own grief, helplessness, and fear regarding your partner’s condition. PTSD is a manageable disability. While it isn’t your responsibility to rescue your partner or act as his or her therapist, this book will help you be supportive and implement strategies for lessening the negative impact of PTSD—not just for your partner, but for your relationship, and, importantly, for yourself.

PTSD and Relationships

Author: Diana Giorgetti, MSEdL
Publisher: Diana Giorgetti
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The decision to write this was born out of a deep desire to help others achieve happiness despite the presence of PTSD in their lives and the lives of their loved ones. Everyone deserves to be happy, but not everyone knows how to accomplish happiness and self-fulfillment, especially those who are actively affected by symptoms of PTSD and those who want to love them. Conquering the PTSD related symptoms that affect a person’s life and prevent them from loving and being loved is very rewarding and can be accomplished with the right support, the right partner, and the right type of love. Whether you fell in love with someone who has PTSD, or your current (or former) partner developed PTSD after a traumatic experience during your relationship, most people in romantic relationships with someone affected by PTSD have little knowledge of what is needed to make the relationship work. This applies to both the PTSD sufferer and the non-PTSD partner.

Ich hasse dich verlass mich nicht

Author: Jerold J. Kreisman
Publisher: Kösel-Verlag
ISBN: 3641083133
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Menschen mit einer Borderline-Persönlichkeit leiden unter extremen Stimmungsschwankungen und der ständigen Angst, verlassen zu werden. Die überarbeitete und erweiterte Neuausgabe dieses Standardwerks enthält neueste Forschungsergebnisse und Therapieansätze sowie aktualisierte Zahlen. Betroffene, Angehörige, Ärzte und Therapeuten erhalten hilfreiche Unterstützung.

Understanding and Loving a Person with Post traumatic Stress Disorder

Author: Stephen Arterburn
Publisher: David C Cook
ISBN: 0830772294
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book is a compassionate companion to those who love someone who has experienced severe trauma that left his or her brain changed by PTSD. As someone who suffered from PTSD herself, Becky Johnson knows what is most helpful on the path to recovery. Becky teams up with Stephen Arterburn to offer: • Insight into what is happening in the brain • Background on treatments such as EMDR • Ideas on what to say and what not to say • Suggestions for calming a loved one during a PTSD episode A personal coach and a compassionate companion, this book helps readers become a healing presence in their loved one’s life while practicing self-care as well.

Die Narben der Gewalt

Author: Judith Herman
Publisher: Junfermann Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3955717631
Format: PDF
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Dieses Buch ist das Ergebnis jahrzehntelanger Forschung und praktischer Arbeit mit Opfern sexueller und häuslicher Gewalt. Es spiegelt zudem die vielfältigen Erfahrungen der Autorin mit zahlreichen anderen traumatisierten Patienten wider, vor allem mit Kriegsveteranen und Terroropfern. 2015 fasste Judith Herman die neuesten Forschungen und Entwicklungen zusammen und ergänzte somit ihren Klassiker, der nie an Aktualität verloren hat. "Das Buch von Judith Herman ist eines der wichtigsten und gleichzeitig lesbarsten Bücher der modernen Traumaforschung. Es sollte in allen universitären Seminaren zum Thema psychische Traumatisierungen zur Pflichtlektüre gehören." - Dr. Arne Hofmann

Loving Someone with Anxiety

Author: Kate N. Thieda
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608826139
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Dealing with an anxiety disorder is hard, but loving someone with an anxiety disorder can be equally as difficult. If your partner suffers from extreme anxiety, they may have panic attacks, constantly be voicing their worried thoughts, or may not be able to participate in social events because of a fear of social settings. No matter how compassionate you are, you may sometimes feel frustrated, unable to help, and even find your own life restricted—all of which can lead to conflict, resentment, miscommunication, and ultimately, an end to the relationship altogether. Loving Someone with Anxiety is one of the few books written specifically for the partners of people with anxiety disorders. The book is designed not only to aid you in helping your partner cope with anxiety and worry, but also to help you take care of your own needs. Inside, you’ll learn the importance of setting healthy boundaries, limiting codependent behaviors, and why taking over roles that make your partner anxious—such as answering the phone, driving, or doing the grocery shopping because your partner feels too anxious to be in public—can be extremely damaging for the both of you. Codependency in relationships with an anxious partner can lead to resentment, anger, and a sense of helplessness on your side. This book will help you and your partner overcome these negative behaviors, build better communication and a stronger personal connection. Written by a licensed professional counselor who specializes in helping the partners of those with mental illnesses, this book is the resource that you have been looking for to help you understand your anxious partner and keep anxiety from sabotaging your relationship.