Gender and PTSD

Edited by Rachel Kimerling, Paige Ouimette, and Jessica Wolfe

August 19, 2002
ISBN 9781572307834
Price: $69.00
460 Pages
Size: 6⅛" x 9¼"
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“A well-researched, comprehensive, novel look at the intricacies of gender issues in the context of the etiology, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)....This book is a must read for the clinician who does psychotherapy, an important read for the graduate student learning about how to work with individuals who have experienced a traumatic event, and an enjoyable and rather easy-to-follow read for the lay person who is interested in the phenomenon of PTSD.”

The American Journal of Family Therapy

“This comprehensive book, with chapters by leading researchers, integrates existing data on gender and PTSD into a single volume. Each chapter addresses a specific dimension of gender and PTSD, provides a review of current data, and identifies areas in need of further research. Authors demonstrate an appreciation for the complex issues involved in studying gender. Researchers, clinicians and graduate students will find this book of great value.”

—Jacquelyn W. White, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Editor, Psychology of Women Quarterly

“This unique book is the first to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date review of existing literature on gender and the etiology, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD. It expertly covers interactions among gender, ethnicity, and social status, translating quantitative and qualitative research into specific recommendations for clinicians and researchers. The book is a key source to educate practitioners about empirically supported guidelines to help manage gender issues in the treatment of trauma and PTSD.”

—Rudolf Moos, PhD, Director, Center for Health Care Evaluation, VA Palo Alto Healthcare System and Stanford University School of Medicine; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University