Trauma assessments : a clinician's guide / Eve B. Carlson.

A comprehensive guide to understanding and assessing psychological trauma and its effects, this practical book presents a step-by-step approach to conducting careful, appropriate, and accurate trauma assessments. Included are detailed profiles of 36 assessment measures recommended by the author - ma...

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Main Author: Carlson, Eve B.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Guilford Press, ©1997.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The Importance of Understanding Responses to Trauma
  • 2. A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Responses to Trauma
  • 3. Common Responses to Traumatic Experience
  • 4. Factors That Influence Responses to Traumatic Experiences
  • 5. Understanding Responses to Discrete and Chronic Traumatic Experiences
  • 6. Challenges to Assessing Trauma and Trauma Responses
  • 7. Developing an Assessment Strategy
  • 8. Selecting and Administering Measures
  • 9. Interpreting the Results and Making a Diagnosis
  • 10. Where to Go from Here: Treatment Options
  • 11. Future Directions
  • Measure Profiles. Sect. A. Measures of Traumatic Experiences. Sect. B. Self-Report Measures of Responses to Trauma. Sect. C. Structured Interviews for Posttraumatic and Dissociative Disorders. Sect. D. Measures of Trauma and Trauma Responses for Children
  • App. Resources on Trauma and Trauma-Related Disorders.