I Can't Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors

by Aphrodite T. Matsakis PhD

Paperback, 1996



In this ground-breaking book, Dr. Matsakis explains that post-traumatic stress disorder affects not just soldiers, but also suruvivors of many other types of trauma including:

•vehicular accidents
•family violence
•sexual abuse
•natural catastrophes
I Can’t Get Over It directly addresses survivors of trauma. It explains the nature of PTSD and describes the healing process. This book will help you:

•Find out whether you have PTSD
•Cope with post-traumatic anger, grief, and survivor guilt
•Recognize related problems such as depression, substance abuse , compulsive behavior and low self-esteem
•Identify “triggers” that set off flashbacks, anxiety attacks, and other symptoms
•Relieve wounding caused by others’ blaming and insensitivity
•Gain a sense of empowerment and hope for the future


New Harbinger Publications (1996), Edition: 2, 416 pages


Original language



157224058X / 9781572240582

Physical description

416 p.; 6.25 x 1.25 inches


1 copy
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