Author: Jenni Schaefer
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Jenni Schaefer, a best-selling author and self-help speaker, reveals her unexpected but harrowing battle with PTSD while exploring the groundbreaking treatments that saved her At the height of her career as a mental health expert, Jenni Schaefer was admitted to a psychiatric hospital. She had already battled and overcome anorexia, so this time around, her diagnosis shocked her--she had PTSD. In this revelatory book, Schaefer discloses the truth about PTSD: It can happen to anyone. She delves into her own trauma--rape at the hands of an abusive boyfriend--and shares the steps she took on the journey to recovery. By including original research about the condition and its treatments, Schaefer paints a new, fuller picture of PTSD that will shatter stigmas and right readers' misconceptions about trauma.