Routes to Posttraumatic Growth through Cognitive Processing
An area of psychotraumatology that has received growing attention during the past few years is posttraumatic growth. This is defined as a significant beneficial change in cognitive and emotional life beyond previous levels of adaptation, psychological functioning, or life awareness. These changes happen in the aftermath of psychological traumas that challenge previously existing assumptions about self, others, and future. This chapter summarizes some of the research and theory that has supported this concept, then turns to a discussion of how trauma is cognitively processed into growth.
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