About the book
This book is an attempt towards understanding trauma and pain from multidisciplinary perspective. Professionals from the fields of psychology, medicine, alternative medicine and therapy have contributed thoughts and shared their experiences to provide a new insight into understanding and managing trauma and pain.
This book can serve as a valuable text for the students of Health Psychology to understand the psycho-physiological and social aspects related understanding and management of pain and treatment of PTSD. This also serves as good reference book for medical graduates honing their skills to understand the patient behaviour from multidisciplinary perspective.
About the Authors
Meena Hariharan: M.A., Ph.D. (Utkal University) is the Director, Centre for Health Psychology, University of Hyderabad. She has a teaching and training experience of about two decades. She has more than 30 paper publications in National and International Journals and many projects to her credit. Among her publications are Coping with Life Stress: The India Experience (2008, Sage). Her areas of interest include Stress and Coping, Health Psychology, Resilient Children.
G. Padmaja: M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D. (Osmania University), is currently Assistant Professor, Centre for Health Psychology, University of Hyderabad. Her areas of interest include Health Psychology, Counseling Psychology.
Meera Padhy: M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D (Utkal University) is presently Assistant Professor, Centre for Health Psychology, University of Hyderabad. Areas of interest are Health Psychology, Psychology of the Disadvantaged.