Self Help

How to Cope with Stress after Trauma by E. Anna Goodwin

June 16, 2015

E. Anna Goodwin's extraordinary How to Cope with Stress after Trauma (Bitterroot Mountain Publishing, 308 pp., $17.99, paper) was inspired by the experiences of her father and many other veterans. It is an embracing and empathetic guide for…

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God Help Me! Cause No One Else Will by Clyde Hoch

April 28, 2015

Clyde Hoch, a former U.S. Marine Sergeant and a member of Vietnam.Veterans of America, has written six books. His latest is God Help Me! Cause No One Else Will (CreateSpace, 34 pp., $5.38). This self-help…

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Peak Business Performance Under Pressure by Bill Driscoll

March 28, 2015

"Way over the top" was my first impression of Peak Business Performance Under Pressure: A Navy Ace Shows How to Make Great Decisions in the Heat of Business Battle by Bill Driscoll and Peter Joffre…

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Love Our Vets by Welby O’Brien

September 10, 2013

Love Our Vets: Restoring Hope for Families of Veterans with PTSD (Deep River Books, 216 pp., $15.99, paper) is a conversationally written self-help book designed for wives and other family members of veterans dealing with…

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The Trauma Tool Kit by Susan Pease Banitt

July 11, 2012

Scores of books have been written about post-traumatic stress disorder---what it is and how to deal with it. The latest is The Trauma Tool Kit: Healing PTSD From the Inside Ou t (Quest Books, 305…

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When the War Never Ends by Leah Wizelman

December 17, 2011

Leah Wizelman, a biologist and researcher at the Technical University of Munich in Germany, specializes in the psycho physiological aspects of post-traumatic stress disorder. In her new book, When the War Never Ends: The Voices…

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When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home by Paula J. Caplan

September 24, 2011

Paula J. Caplan , a much-published clinical and research psychologist, has taken a special interest in emotional issues facing veterans returning home from war since the start of the war in Iraq. Her latest book,…

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Shock Waves by Cynthia Orange

September 19, 2011

Cynthia Orange’s Shock Waves: A Practical Guide to Living With a Loved One’s PTSD  (Hazelden, 187 pp., $14.95, paper) lives up to its subtitle. Orange, who is married to a Vietnam veteran with PTSD, has written…

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From the Jungle to the Boardroom by Mike Monahan

June 22, 2011

Vietnam veteran Mike Monahan is a well-known speaker in the personal-development field. His book, From the Jungle to the Boardroom (Beacon Publishing, 150 pp., $20), provides business leadership lessons based on those that the author learned during…

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