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(p. 321) Posttraumatic Growth 

(p. 321) Posttraumatic Growth
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(p. 321) Posttraumatic Growth
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Richard G. Tedeschi

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199928262.003.0066
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date: 05 December 2019

Posttraumatic growth is the process by which survivors of trauma recognize important positive personal transformations in the aftermath of traumatic events, yielding five types of changes. Expert companions can help to facilitate this process. These concepts are described in the context of combat trauma.

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