Traumatic Stress

From Theory to Practice

  • John R. Freedy
  • Stevan E. Hobfoll

Part of the Springer Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Overview of the Traumatic Stress Field

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. John R. Freedy, John C. Donkervoet
      Pages 3-28
    3. Stevan E. Hobfoll, Carla A. Dunahoo, Jeannine Monnier
      Pages 29-47
    4. Harold Kudler, Jonathan R. T. Davidson
      Pages 73-98
  3. Defining the Nature of Traumatic Events

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-101
    2. Frank W. Weathers, Brett T. Litz, Terence M. Keane
      Pages 103-128
    3. Rochelle F. Hanson, Dean G. Kilpatrick, Sherry A. Falsetti, Heidi S. Resnick
      Pages 129-161
    4. Bonnie L. Green, Susan D. Solomon
      Pages 163-180
    5. Joseph R. Scotti, Beverley K. Beach, Lynn M. E. Northrop, Cheryl A. Rode, John P. Forsyth
      Pages 181-212
    6. Peter Vesti, Marianne Kastrup
      Pages 213-235
  4. Assessment and Treatment Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-239
    2. Zahava Solomon, Arieh Y. Shalev
      Pages 241-261
    3. Sherry A. Falsetti, Heidi S. Resnick
      Pages 263-285
    4. Alexander C. McFarlane
      Pages 287-314
    5. Connie L. Best, David P. Ribbe
      Pages 315-337
    6. Peter Vesti, Marianne Kastrup
      Pages 339-363
    7. John R. Freedy, Stevan E. Hobfoll
      Pages 365-377
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 379-402

About this book


Renowned scientists and practitioners provide a concise summary of current theory, research, and clinical practice regarding traumatic stress. An integrative biopsychosocial theory of trauma response provides a framework for the book. Chapters consider the frequency and likely mental health consequences of a wide range of traumatic events-including military trauma, violent crime, natural and technological disasters, accidental injury, and torture. This comprehensive reference features state-of-the-art psychosocial and biological treatments and community-based intervention strategies.


Community Psychology assessment intervention psychology trauma

Editors and affiliations

  • John R. Freedy
    • 1
  • Stevan E. Hobfoll
    • 2
  1. 1.National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesMedical University of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA
  2. 2.Applied Psychology Center, Department of PsychologyKent State UniversityKentUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4899-1078-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-1076-9
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