Handbook of Posttraumatic Stress
Psychosocial, Cultural, and Biological Perspectives
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The Handbook of Posttraumatic Stress provides a comprehensive review of posttraumatic stress in its multiple dimensions, analyzing causation and epidemiology through prevention and treatment.
Written by a diverse group of scholars, practitioners, and advocates, chapters seek to understand the history, the politics, and the biological, psychological, and social processes underlying posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Featuring studies that focus on some of the most seriously affected occupational groups, the text examines topics such as how individuals experience PTSD in different work settings and the complexities of diagnosis, treatment, and recovery for those workers and their families. Together, the contributions provide an in-depth examination of the current understood causes, impacts, and treatments of and for posttraumatic stress, mobilizing academic, administrative, and clinical knowledge, and lived experience to inform ongoing and future work in the field.
Drawing from range of different topics, fields of study, and research methods, this text will appeal to readers across medical, mental health, and academic disciplines.
Table of Contents
Rosemary Ricciardelli, Stephen Bornstein, Alan Hall, R. Nicholas Carleton
Section 1: Foundational
1. Changes in our Understanding of Trauma and the Human Psyche as a Consequence of War: A Brief History
Samantha C. Horswill, R. Nicholas Carleton
2. A Systematic Review of the Prevalence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Reported in Canadian Studies
Murray Weeks, Su-Bin Park, Samantha Ghanem, Sieara Plebon-Huff, Anne-Marie Robert, Harry MacKay, Allana G. LeBlanc
3. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and the Limits of Presumptive Legislation
Theresa Szymanski, Alan Hall
4. Recognizing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Primary Care
James M. Thompson, Alexandra Heber, Jon Davine, Ryan Murray, Donald R. McCreary
5. The Epidemiology of PTSD in Canada
Daniel Marrello, Beth Patterson, Jasmine Turna, Jasmine Zhang, Michael Van Ameringen
Section 2: Perspectives and Populations
6. Psychology of Men and Masculinities: Implications for Men’s Experiences of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Donald R. McCreary
7. Implications of PTSD for Military Veteran Families
Heidi Cramm, Deborah Norris, Chloé Houlton, Molly Flindall-Hanna, Linna Tam-Seto
8. Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Workers Within the Homeless Serving Sector: The Impact of Organizational Factors
Jeannette Waegemakers Schiff, Annette M. Lane
9. Emotional Labour, Police, and the Investigation of Sex Crimes Perpetrated Against Children: Posttraumatic Stress and the Toll of Dirty Work
Dale Spencer, Alexa Dodge, Rosemary Ricciardelli, Dale Ballucci
10. Firefighters and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Scoping Review
Heidi Cramm, Linna Tam-Seto, Alyson Mahar, Lucia Rühland, R. Nicholas Carleton
11. Correctional Officers: Experiences of Potentially Psychologically Traumatic Events and Mental Health Injuries
Rosemary Ricciardelli, Nicole Gerarda Power, Daniella Simas Medeiros
12. Posttraumatic Growth Among Prisoners: Findings, Controversies, and Implications
Esther F.J.C. van Ginneken, Siebrecht Vanhooren
Section 3: Biology, Understanding, and Treatment
13. The Use, Validity, and Translational Utility of Animal Models of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Eric D. Eisenmann, Chelsea E. Cadle, Phillip R. Zoladz
14. Developing a Reliable Animal Model of PTSD in Order to Test Potential Pharmacological Treatments: Predator Stress and the Mechanistic Target of Rapamycin
Phillip MacCallum, Jesse Whiteman, Therese Kenny, Katelyn Fallon, Sriya Bhattacharya, James Drover, Jacqueline Blundell
15. Severing the Trauma - PTSD Connection with Public Safety Personnel: The Role of Personal Social Support Networks
Grace B. Ewles, Peter A. Hausdorf , Terry A. Beehr, M. Gloria González-Morales
16. Group Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD: Preliminary Outcomes, Group Cohesion, Therapeutic Alliance and Participant Satisfaction in Current and Former Members of the Canadian Military and Federal Police Force
Sarah J. Chaulk, David J. Podnar
17. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing in PTSD: Neurobiology and its Applications in Other Mental Disorders
Cristina Trentini, Sara Carletto, Marco Pagani Conclusion: Towards a Better Future
Alan Hall, Rosemary Ricciardelli, Stephen Bornstein, R. Nicholas Carleton
Rosemary Ricciardelli, PhD, is professor of sociology and criminology at Memorial University. Elected to the Royal Society of Canada, her research centers on evolving understandings of gender, vulnerabilities, risk, and experiences and issues within different facets of the criminal justice system.
Stephen Bornstein, PhD, is a political scientist and is the director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research at Memorial. He has served as the co‐director of the SafetyNet Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research at Memorial and the assistant deputy minister of Intergovernmental Affairs in the government of the province of Ontario, Canada.
Alan Hall, PhD, retired from his full‐time position in the sociology department at Memorial University in 2019. He now has an honorary research professor position with Memorial and is currently involved in research on the role of worker participation in workplace COVID‐19 safety plans.
R. Nicholas Carleton, PhD, is a professor of psychology and scientific director for the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment. He is well published with several prestigious awards and substantial research funding.