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Posttraumatic Growth: A New Perspective on Psychotraumatology

@inproceedings{Tedeschi2004PosttraumaticGA,
  title={Posttraumatic Growth: A New Perspective on Psychotraumatology},
  author={Richard G. Tedeschi and Lawrence G. Calhoun},
  year={2004}
}
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. 

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