Treating Compassion Fatigue (Brunner/Mazel Psychosocial Stress #24) (Hardcover)

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By Charles R. Figley (Editor)
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This is book number 24 in the Brunner/Mazel Psychosocial Stress series.


In recent years, much has occurred in the field of traumatology, including the widening of the audience and the awareness of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). This book from celebrated traumatology pioneer Charles Figley, further clarifies the concept of compassion fatigue through theory, research, and treatment. The basic thesis of this book is the identification, assessment, and treatment of compassion fatigue and this is done over eleven chapters, each from distinguished researchers in the field.

About the Author

Charles Figley, Ph.D., is a pioneer in the field of trauma studies. He is the Director of the Traumatology Institute and the founding Director of the Green Cross Projects in the School of Social Work at Florida State University. He is the founding president of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, the founding editor of the Journal of Traumatic Stress and editor of Traumatology. Among Dr. Figley's numerous publications are TheTraumatology of Grieving (1998) and the benchmark work, Compassion Fatigue: Coping With Secondary TraumaticStress Disorder in Those Who Treat the Traumatized (1995).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781583910535
ISBN-10: 1583910530
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: June 28th, 2002
Pages: 236
Language: English
Series: Brunner/Mazel Psychosocial Stress