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Finding my way : a teen's guide to living with a parent who has experienced trauma

Sherman, Michelle D. (Author). Sherman, DeAnne M. (Added Author).

Summary: This is a three-part book that honestly and gently addresses key issues in dealing with a parent who has experienced trauma. An important resource for anyone working with teens, this interactive book includes clear information and opportunities for self-expression.

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  • ISBN: 1592981178
  • ISBN: 9781592981175 :
  • Physical Description: print
    x, 130 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Woodbury, MN : Seeds of Hope Books ; Edina, MN : Beaver's Pond Press, [2005]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 114-118).
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / Fred Sautter -- Welcome -- Before you begin -- Part I. The basics. Chapter 1. What is my parent going through? : the facts about trauma and PTSD -- Chapter 2. My parent has really changed...what's up? : the symptoms of PTSD -- Chapter 3. What MY parent: And why NOW? : risk factors for developing PTSD -- Chapter 4. Why is my parent so tense and sad? : anxiety and depression -- Chapter 5. Why does my parent turn to alcohol and drugs? : common addictions among trauma survivors -- Chapter 6. What can help my parent? : my parent's treatment plan -- Part II. Life with a parent who has experienced trauma. Chapter 7. Are all of my feelings normal? : understanding my strong emotions -- Chapter 8. How can I cope with all of this? : tools for getting through the rough times -- Chapter 9. Who can I count on? : identifying people who can support me -- Chapter 10. What do I tell other people? : dealing with my friends -- Chapter 11. What can I do to help? : tips on supporting my parent -- Part III. Wrap-up. Chapter 12. Final thoughts and lessons learned -- Chapter 13. Commonly asked questions -- Chapter 14. Resource list -- List of feelings -- Glossary -- Note for professionals -- Note for parents/caregivers -- Acknowledgments -- About the authors.
Subject: Traumatic neuroses Patients Family relationships
Post-traumatic stress disorder Patients Family relationships
Traumatic neuroses Patients Home care
Children of the mentally ill
Genre: Young adult literature.
Young adult literature.

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