Thouroughly updated with DSM-5 content throughout... This is a book on modern treatment of psychological trauma that is both comprehensive in scope yet highly practical in application. The book is written for the average trauma clinician (or clinician new to the field who is confronted with a trauma client) can use in his or her daily work. The book is in the process of being thoroughly reviewed, and a revision plan, will be developed upon discussion with the authors. First edition was known for: Easy-to-read writing style Translating complex medical and neurological concepts for therapists and practitioners Comprehensive pharmacology update Coverage of all stages of symptoms, evaluation and treatment New to the Second Edition Expanded and updated coverage of cognitive and emotional processing, affect regulation skills development, acute trauma resolution, attachment-oriented relational interventions, and psychopharmacology. Additional chapters and/or sections on traumatic brain injury risk management and ethics interventions in medical trauma mindfulness as a trauma treatment methodology specific applications for the adolescent trauma survivor Key Features Offers an Integrated Approach to Trauma Treatment: Rather than limiting itself to a single therapeutic model, this book describes a comprehensive, multi-modal approach to simple and complex trauma presentations. Filled with examples, tools, and concrete interventions, this book provides directly applicable, empirically-informed information on how to apply different treatment techniques and modalities to address different issues and symptom clusters found in trauma survivors. Presents a Clinician-Friendly Review of Treatment Literature: This book provides specific, practical information on trauma effects and trauma treatment, calling on the most current information available in the trauma literature. Addresses Innovative and Cutting-Edge Topics: A special chapter on trauma psychopharmacology, accessible to both prescribing and non-prescribing clinicians, outlines the indications and limitations of psychoactive medication in the treatment of trauma survivors. Other chapters describe specific clinical assessment strategies, the role of traumatic brain injury, mindfulness as an empirically-validated treatment approach, interventions in acute stress and mass casualty events, and trauma applications in medical environments such as emergency rooms and burn units. This popular text provides a creative synthesis of cognitive-behavioral, relational, affect regulation, mindfulness, and psychopharmacologic approaches to the ''real world" treatment of acute and chronic posttraumatic states. Grounded in empirically-supported trauma treatment techniques, and adapted to the complexities of actual clinical practice, it is a hands-on resource for front-line clinicians, those in private practice, and graduate students of public mental health.