Suddenly Strangers

Ferguson, Don
January 2008
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Jan2008, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p65
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a couple who had been married for four years, the husband has just completed his second tour in Iraq and had seen symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The couple, Phillip and Connie had a fight 24 hours after Phillip's arrival from the airport, Connie had bruised in her arm where her husband had grabbed her. The couple referred to a couple therapist, Phillip still didn't think he had PTSD but he learned ways to calm himself and avoid exploding.


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