A Summer Reading List – Part One: Clinical Titles on Trauma and Treatment


compiled by Pat Shelly

Part One: Clinical Titles on Trauma and Treatment

Do you want to advance your knowledge of trauma this summer? Have you been meaning to actually read a classic in the field, such as Herman’s Trauma and Recovery? Do you find learning about a clinical condition is enriched through fictional accounts?

Then I have two lists for you! This week, I offer a dozen titles on clinical aspects of trauma.

Culled from reading lists, online discussion groups, and recommendations from University at Buffalo faculty, I gave priority to those titles from major academic social work publishers. The list reflects a range of disciplines among its authors. Of note: the most recent titles include special attention to issues with those who served in the military and military families.

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Part Two: Trauma in Fiction will be posted on August 13th. Novels often include critical social and political issues, and…

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