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Posttraumatic Growth: A New Perspective on Psychotraumatology

  title={Posttraumatic Growth: A New Perspective on Psychotraumatology},
  author={Richard G. Tedeschi and Lawrence G. Calhoun},
Little attention has been paid in the professional literature to a phenomenon that non-professionals have recognized since ancient times: Trauma can lead to personal growth. This article focuses on how traumatic events set processes in motion that produces new perspectives on the self, relationships and philosophy of life. Implications for clinical work with trauma survivors are discussed. 

Pain, Dissociation and Posttraumatic Growth

Painful experience involving psychological and physical dimension is most frequently understood as a dangerous signal from physical and social environment. In this context recent psychological

Bereavement and Transformation: A Psycho-spiritual and Post-traumatic Growth Perspective

  • P. Bray
  • Psychology
    Journal of Religion and Health
  • 2011
This article argues for and outlines a broad conceptual framework that captures and acknowledges the significance of subjective experiences in the aftermath of loss and synthesises and integrates two approaches to healthy growth.

The Lived Experiences of Adult Male Trauma Survivors with Dance Movement Therapy

The Lived Experiences of Adult Male Trauma Survivors with Dance Movement Therapy by Jeanne Merkle Langston MFA, The New School University, 2002 BS, Arizona State University, 1983 Dissertation

Salutogenesis and autobiographical disclosure among Holocaust survivors

Forty-five Holocaust survivors and a comparison group of 21 Jews who had not experienced Nazi persecution completed questionnaires assessing salutogenic (health-enhancing) and pathogenic

Post-traumatic Growth in Cancer: Perspectives of Indo-Malaysian Patients

It was showed that cancer patients living in Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, experienced post-traumatic growth just like their counterparts in Western countries and became more appreciative of their lives in addition to have grown spiritually.

Victimology from clinical psychology perspective: psychological assessment of victims and professionals working with victims

The paper aims to collaborate victimology with clinical psychology by highlighting psychopathology and psychological assessment by highlighting psychology and psychopathology in the context of trauma.

An exploration of the relationships between posttraumatic growth, sense of coherence and meaningfulness, in the South African context.

Aim: The objective of this study is to undertake research regarding Posttraumatic Growth and its relationship with Sense of Coherence, within the South African context. In addition, the associations

Perspective, control, and confidence: perceived outcomes of using psycho-behavioural skills in the developmental trauma experience

ABSTRACT While psycho-behavioural skills play a crucial role in negotiating and growing from developmental trauma, the precise outcomes which these skills enable has been underexplored. Accordingly,

Effects of Support Groups on Post Traumatic Stress Responses in Women Experiencing Stillbirth

Qualitative results elucidate the role of support groups in managing grief, suggesting that connectivity with other like women may be a useful strategy in reducing problematic psychological outcomes.



Facilitating Posttraumatic Growth: A Clinician's Guide

Contents: Preface. Trauma and Growth: Processes and Outcomes. Case Examples of Posttraumatic Growth. The Process of Encouraging Posttraumatic Growth: An Overview. Helping Clients Develop New Views of

The Posttraumatic Growth Inventory: measuring the positive legacy of trauma.

The development of the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory, an instrument for assessing positive outcomes reported by persons who have experienced traumatic events, is described and appears to have utility in determining how successful individuals, coping with the aftermath of trauma, are in reconstructing or strengthening their perceptions of self, others, and the meaning of events.

Trauma and Transformation: Growing in the Aftermath of Suffering

The Uses of Suffering Religious and Psychological Roots The Negative Consequences of Trauma Psychological Growth from Trauma Research Findings Personality Characteristics and Successful Coping Tasks

Factors contributing to posttraumatic growth: a proposed structural equation model.

Spirituality, social support, and stressors were found to have a positive relationship with growth and Facilitation of posttraumatic growth is crucial to all helping professions.

Posttraumatic Growth: Conceptual Foundations and Empirical Evidence

This article describes the concept of posttraumnatic growth, its conceptual founda tions, and supporting empirical evidence. Posttraumatic growth is the experience of positive change that occurs as a

Bereavement and heightened existential awareness.

A project was designed to determine, in a nonclinical sample of bereaved spouses, differences in the degree of existential awareness and the consequences of such awareness on the course of bereavement, and which subjects were more likely to develop heightened existential awareness.

Cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention decreases the prevalence of depression and enhances benefit finding among women under treatment for early-stage breast cancer.

  • M. AntoniJ. Lehman C. Carver
  • Psychology
    Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association
  • 2001
The authors tested effects of a 10-week group cognitive-behavioral stress management intervention among 100 women newly treated for Stage 0-II breast cancer, finding that the intervention reduced prevalence of moderate depression and increased generalized optimism.

Motivation and Personality

Perspectives on Sexuality Sex Research - an Overview Part 1. Biological Perspectives: Sexual Anatomy 1. Sexual Physiology 2. Human Reproduction 3. Birth Control 4. Abortion Part 2. Developmental

The Stories We Live By: Personal Myths and the Making of the Self

Introduction: Life and Myth. Part I: Making Lives Into Stories. The Meaning of Stories. Narrative Tone and Imagery. Theme and Ideological Setting. Becoming the Mythmaker. Part II: Story