From the Back Cover
"Dr Bremner has written a must-have how-to guide to recovery from psychological trauma that is clear and easy to follow. This long awaited book from the eminent expert and researcher on traumatic stress is an excellent resource for self recovery for trauma survivors."
--Robert Lemelson, PhD, adjunct professor of Anthropology at UCLA, and documentary filmmaker.
"Dr. Bremner and Lai Reed have distilled their extensive, scholarly knowledge of trauma, its effects, and its treatment into a practical, usable, reader-friendly format. You Can't Snap Out of It should prove very helpful for survivors of all types of trauma, including combat. The book provides many strategies and exercises for coping trauma and for recovering from it."
Colin A. Ross, M.D., author Trauma Model Therapy
About the Author
Dr J. Douglas Bremner is a Professor of Psychiatry and Radiology at Emory University School of Medicine. He was the original Medical Director of the inpatient unit of the National Center for PTSD for treatment of Vietnam combat veterans and has a 25 year career of research and treatment of PTSD related to both combat and childhood abuse. He has written multiple books and hundreds of research articles, some of which are the most highly cited in his field. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife and teenage son and he has one grown daughter who recently graduated from the University of Chicago. Lai Reed, M.B.A., is Associate Director at the Emory Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. She has worked for over a decade on clinical research studies of both victims of childhood abuse and combat veterans with PTSD. Prior to that she ran an inpatient treatment unit for the treatment of children and adolescents with a history of childhood trauma - substance abuse disorders. She lives in Decatur, Georgia.