The Rules of Engagement

Lighthall, Alison
November 2010
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p42
The article presents tips for civilian psychotherapists concerning how to deal with veterans who are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorders. It mentions the possible angry reaction from a patient in psychotherapeutic session and notes how to help a soldier in coping with his anger through self-regulating methods. It suggests to focus more on the patient's emotional distress. Checking the suicidal tendencies of the patient is also recommended.


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