Straight Talk about PTSD

st_ptsd_50Exposure to a traumatic event can turn a person’s life upside down and result in a condition known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Illness, insomnia, nightmares, flashbacks, and shock are just a few of the typical manifestations.

Straight Talk about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by Kay Marie Porterfield offering young readers concise, up-to-date information about how to cope with their feelings when something unexpected and traumatic occurs in their lives.

The book explores:

  • Living with the aftermath of trauma
  • Why PTSD occurs
  • A multitude of victims
  • Children and PTSD
  • Recovering from PTSD
  • Where to find help

“Because anyone could have a traumatic experience, every teenager is a potential sufferer from PTSD…Straight Talk about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder will help young readers to understand PTSD and the people whose lives are burdened by it.” – Voice of Youth Advocates

Book Excerpts:
Teenagers and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
When a Parent Has PTSD
The Trauma Response and Symptoms of PTSD