Exposure 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