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Recovering from Trauma

Violent Crime, Car Accidents, and Disasters

By Karen Dorfman

Publication date: September 2000
ISBN: 0970399707 (audio casette) audio casette icon


An audiocassette resource for survivors of traumatic stress, including stress due to sudden death, accidents, violent crimes, and other tramatizing events. This tape is designed to help those with post-traumatic stress reactions recover from their symptoms. Side one is an informative lecture that educates about physical responses to trauma, setbacks, and stages of recovery. Side two is a relaxation exercise designed to reduce arousal and help the listener regain their sense of emotional and physical control.

About the Author

Karen Dorfman, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., has provided post-trauma counseling to patients and their families for over ten years. As a medical social worker, she has counseled patients at hospitals and kidney dialysis centers, and served as a member of a home hospice team. She has led stress management workshops for caregivers, hospital employees, and students of all ages. Karen received her M.S.W. degree from U.C.L.A. in 1988.
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