Chapters in Books

Charles Figley’s written work is about the human factor in understanding resilience, adaptation, thriving, and joy.

Sometimes books change the way we view and study things.

Present to 2002

  1. Figley, C. R. & Figley, K. R. (under development). Compassion fatigue, burnout, and secondary traumatic stress in working with the traumatized. In J. Doty, M. Worline, E. Simon-Thomas, D. Cameron & S. Brown (Eds.). Oxford Compassion Handbook. NY: Oxford University Press.
  2. Figley, C. R. & Beder, J. (in press). The cost of caring. In J. Beder (Ed.), Advances in Social Work Practice with the Military. NY: Routledge.
  3. Figley, C. R. and Ludick, M. (2015) Secondary Traumatization and Compassion Fatigue. APA Handbook on Trauma Psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press. Submitted.
  4. Burnette, C. E. & Figley, C. R. (In Press, 2015) Risk and protective factors related to the wellness of American Indian and Alaska Native youth. In Yearbook on Child Health and Human Development. Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
  5. Burnette, C. E. & Figley, C. R. (In Press, 2015) Chapter 4: Wellness of American Indian and Alaska Native youth. F. B. Merrick (ed.) In the Public Health, Social Work, and Health Inequalities. Hauppage, New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  6. Figley, C. R., Pitts, B. L., Chapman, P. & Elnitsky, C. (2015). Female Combat Medics. In E.C. Ritchie and A. Naclerio (Eds). Women at War: Medical and Psychological Issues. NY: Oxford University Press.
  7. Ferreira, R. & Figley C.R. (2015). Longer-term mental health needs of disaster survivors, 125-139. In R. R. Watson, JA Tabor, JE Ehiri & VR Pready (eds.) Handbook of Public Health in Natural Disasters, Wageningen Academic Publishers.
  8. Abendroth, M.  & Figley, C. R. (2014). Vicarious Traumatization and Empathic Discernment: Maintaining Healthy Boundaries, 111-125. In D. Murphy, S. Joseph, and B. Harris (Eds.), Trauma, Recovery, and the Therapeutic Relationship: Putting the therapeutic relationship at the heart of trauma therapy. London: Taylor & Francis.
  9. Russell, MC & Figley, CR (2012) Combat Operational Stress and Behavioral Health. In Bret A. Moore & J. Barnett (Ed.) Military Psychologists’ Desk Reference. NY:  Oxford University Press.
  10. Cabrera, D., Figley, C. R., Jarvis, J., & Cox, D. (2012). The Warrior’s Family. In N. D. Ainspan & W. Penk (Eds.), When the Warrior Returns: Making the Transition at Home. Washington, DC: Navy Institute Press.
  11. Cabrera, D., Figley, C. R. & Yarvis, J. S. (2012). Helping the combat medic and corpsman: Adapting to both primary and secondary traumatic stress down Range and Beyond. In J. Beder (Ed.) Advances in Social Work Practice with the Military, pp 106-118. NY: Routledge.
  12. Figley, C. R. & Beder, J. (2012). The cost of caring requires self care. In J. Beder (Ed.) Advances in Social Work Practice with the Military, pp. 278-286. NY: Routledge.
  13. Figley, C. R. (2011). The Empathic Response in Clinical Practice: Antecedents and Consequences, pp 263-274. In J. Decety, The social neuroscience of empathy:  From bench to bedside. Boston: MIT Press.
  14. Figley, C. R., Lovre, C., & Figley, K. R. (2011). Compassion Fatigue, Vulnerability, and Resilience in Practitioners Working with Traumatized Children. In V. Ardino (Ed.) Posttraumatic Syndromes in Children and Adolescents. London: Wiley/Blackwell.
  15. Russell, M., Lipke, H., & Figley, C. R. (2010). EMDR. In B. Moore & W. Penk (Eds.), PTSD in the Military. NY: Guilford.
  16. Figley, C. R., Albright, D., & Figley, K. R. (2010). Combat, Combat Stress Injuries, and Shame. In J. Kauffman (Ed.), The Shame of Death. NY: Routledge.
  17. Figley, C. R. & Abendroth, M. (2010). Compassion Fatigue in Nursing. In P. S. Cowen (Ed.), Current Issues in Nursing, 8th Edition. Chicago: Mosby.
  18. Bride, B. & Figley, C. R. (2009). Secondary traumatic stress. In B. Fisher & S. Lab (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention. Sage Publications.
  19. Figley, C. R. (2008). Traumatology. In L. Kurtz (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict, 2nd edition, pp. 2192-2202. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  20. Figley, C. R and Nash, W. P. (2007). Introduction: For Those Who Bore the Battle. In C. R. Figley & W. P. Nash (Eds.) Combat Stress Injury: Theory, Research, and Management, pp 1-10. NY: Routledge Psychosocial Stress Book Series.
  21. Figley, C. R. (2006). From Veterans of War to Veterans of Terrorism: My Maps of Trauma, pp 47-60. In C. R. Figley (Ed.). In Mapping Trauma and its Wake: Autobiographic Essays by Pioneer Trauma Scholars. NY: Routledge.
  22. Figley, C. R. (2005). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (Ed.) Clinical Update for Family Therapists: Research and Treatment Approaches for Issues Affecting Today’s Families, Volume 1, pp. 121-132, Washington, DC: Author.
  23. Figley, C. R. and Barnes, M. (2005). External Trauma and Families. In P. C. McKenry, P. C. and S. J. Price, S. J. (Eds.). Families and Change, 3rd Edition, pp. 379-401. Los Angeles: Sage Publishers.
  24. Barnes, M. and Figley, C. R. (2005) Family Therapy:  Working with Traumatized Families. In J. Lebow (ed.). Handbook of Clinical Family Therapy. NY: John Wiley & Sons.
  25. Figley, C. R. (2002). HUTheory-Informed Brief TreatmentsUH. In C. R. Figley (Ed.), Brief Treatments for the Traumatized: A Project of the Green Cross Foundation. Westport, Connecticut.
  26. Figley, C. R., Figley, K. R., & Norman, J. (2002). Tuesday Morning September 11, 2001: The Green Cross Projects’ Role as a Case Study in Community-Based Traumatology Services. In S. N. Gold & J. Faust (Eds), Trauma Practice in the Wake of September 11, 2001, pp13-36, NY: Haworth Maltreatment & Trauma Press.
  27. Figley, C. R. (2002). Introduction. In C. R. Figley (Ed.), Treating Compassion Fatigue. New York: Brunner/Rutledge.

1999-1986

  1. Figley, C. R. (1999). Police Compassion Fatigue (PCF): Theory, Research, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention. In J. Violanti (Ed.), Police Trauma: Psychological Aftermath of Civilian Combat. Charles C. Thomas Publishing, Springfield, Illinois.
  2. Figley, C. R. (1997). Burnout as Systemic Traumatic Stress: A Model for Helping Traumatized Families. In C. R. Figley, Burnout in Families: The Costs of Caring. Delray Beach: CRC Press.
  3. Figley, C.R. (1996). The Traumagram Questionnaire. In B. H. Stamm and E. M. Varra (Eds.). Instrumentation in stress, trauma, and adaptation. Baltimore: Sidran Press.
  4. Figley, C.R. (1996). Review of the Compassion Fatigue Self-Test. In B. H. Stamm (Ed.). Measurement of stress, trauma, and adaptation. Baltimore: Sidran Press.
  5. Figley, C. R. (1995). The family and PTSD. In G. Everly and J. Lating (eds.). Psychotraumatology: Key Papers and Core Concepts, 341-358. New York: Plenum.
  6. Figley, C. R. (1995). Compassion Fatigue as Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder: An Overview. In C. R. Figley, (Ed.) Compassion Fatigue: Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorders from Treating the Traumatized, 1-20. New York: Brunner/Mazel.
  7. Figley, C. R. (1995). Introduction. In Figley, C. R. (Ed.). Compassion Fatigue: Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorders from Treating the Traumatized, xii-xiii. New York: Brunner Mazel.
  8. Figley, C. R. (1995). Epilogue. In Figley, C. R. (Ed.). Compassion Fatigue: Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorders from Treating the Traumatized, 249-254. New York: Brunner/Mazel.
  9. Figley, C.R. (1995). The compassion stress of law enforcement officers, their family, and counselors. In J. Reese (Ed.). Stress and Police Families. Washington, DC: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice.
  10. Figley, C. R. (1995). Challenges of the Millennium in the Management of Traumatic Stress. In S. E. Hobfoll & De Vries, M. W. (Eds.), Extreme Stress and Communities: Impact and Intervention, 127-145, ASI Series D, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Vol 80. The Hague: NATO Press.
  11. Figley, C. R. (1995). Compassion Fatigue: Toward a New Understanding of the Costs of Caring. In B. H. Stamm (Ed.) Secondary Traumatic Stress: Self-Care Issues for Clinicians, Researchers, and Educators. Lutherville, MD: Sidran Press.
  12. Figley, C. R. (1994). Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Family Psychologists. In R. H. Mikesell, D. Lusterman, and S. H. McDaniel (Eds) Family Psychology and Systems Therapy: A Handbook (pp.571-584). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
  13. Figley, C. R. (1993). Intervention with Families and Children of the Troops: War-Related Secondary Traumatic Stress. In L. A. Leavitt and N. A. Fox (Eds).  Psychological Effects of War and Violence on Children. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  14. Figley, C. R. (1993). Weathering the storm at home: Gulf war-related family stress and coping. In F. W. Kaslow (ed.) The Military Family in Peace and War. New York: Springer.
  15. Figley, C. R. (1993). War-related stress and family-centered intervention: American children and the Gulf war. In L. A. Leavitt and N.A. Fox (Eds). Psychological Effects of War and Violence on Children. New York: Erlbaum.
  16. Figley, C. R. & Erickson, C. (1990). The Psychology of traumatized families. In F. W. Kaslow (Ed.), Voices in Family Psychology. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Press, 33-48.
  17. Figley, C. R. (1990). Traumatic stress therapy. In J.K. Zeig and W. M. Munnon (Eds.). What is Psychotherapy? Contemporary Perspectives.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  18. McCubbin, H. I. & Figley, C. R. (1988). Entwicklung des Scheidungsrechts. In R. Wisniewski (Ed.), Handbuch fur Frauenfragen: Zur Stellung der Frau in der Gegenwart : Informationen, Analysen, Anregungen (German Edition)
  19. Figley, C. R. (1988). Post-traumatic family therapy. In F. Ochberg (Ed.), Post-Traumatic Therapy and the Crime Victim. New York: Brunner/Mazel. 47-61.
  20. Figley, C. R. (1986). Traumatic stress: The role of family. In C.R. Figley (Ed.) Stress and the Family, Volume II: Coping with Catastrophe. New York: Brunner/Mazel.

1985-1975

  1. Figley, C. R. (1985). Role of the family: Both haven and headache. In M. Lystad (Ed.), Role of Stressors and Supports for Emergency Workers. DHHS Publication, NO (ADM) 85-1408, pp. 84-94.
  2. Figley, C. R. (1985). From victim to survivor: Social responsibility in the wake of catastrophe. In C. R. Figley (Ed.) Trauma and Its Wake: The Study and Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. New York: Brunner/Mazel, 298-416.
  3. Figley, C. R. (1983). Final Report of the Task Force on families of catastrophe. In C. R. Figley & H. I. McCubbin (Eds.), Stress and the Family, Volume II: Coping with Catastrophe, Appendix. New York: Brunner/Mazel, 197-226.
  4. Figley, C. R. (1983). Catastrophes: An overview of family reactions. In C. R. Figley & H. I McCubbin (Eds.), Stress and the Family, Volume II: Coping with Catastrophe. New York: Brunner/Mazel, 3-20.
  5. Figley, C. R. & McCubbin, H. I. (1983). Introduction. In C. R. Figley & H. I. McCubbin (Eds.), Stress and the Family, Volume II: Coping with Catastrophe. New York: Brunner/Mazel, xix-xxvi.
  6. Figley, C. R. & McCubbin, H. I. (1983). Looking to the future: Research, education, treatment, and policy. In C. R. Figley & H. I. McCubbin (Eds.), Stress and the Family, Volume I: Coping with Catastrophe. New York: Brunner/Mazel, 185-196.
  7. Hogancamp, V. & Figley, C. R. (1983). War: Bringing the battle home. In C. R. Figley & H. I. McCubbin (Eds.), Stress and the Family, Volume II: Coping with Catastrophe. New York: Brunner/Mazel.
  8. McCubbin, H. I. & Figley, C. R. (1983). Bridging normative and catastrophic stress. In H. I. McCubbin & C.R. Figley (Eds.) Stress and the Family, Volume I: Coping with Normative Transitions. NY: Brunner/Mazel, 218-228.
  9. Figley, C. R. & Leventman, S. (1980). Introduction: Estrangement and Victimization, xxi-xxxi. In C. R. Figley & S. Leventman (Eds.) Strangers at Home: Vietnam Veterans Since the War, 167-180. NY: Praeger.
  10. Figley, C. R. (1980). The glory and the gore: An introduction to Section I, 3-8. In C. R. Figley & S. Leventman (Eds.) Strangers at Home: Vietnam Veterans Since the War, 167-180. NY: Praeger.
  11. Figley, C. R. (1980). The returning veteran, 109-113. In C. R. Figley & S. Leventman (Eds.) Strangers at Home: Vietnam Veterans Since the War, 167-180. NY: Praeger.
  12. Figley, C. R. & Southerly, W. T. (1980). Psychosocial adjustment of recently returned veterans. In C. R. Figley & S. Leventman (Eds.) Strangers at Home: Vietnam Veterans Since the War, 167-180. NY: Praeger.
  13. Figley, C. R. (1980). Unpaid debts to unsung heroes: An introduction to Section III. In C. R. Figley & S. Leventman (Eds.) Strangers at Home: Vietnam Veterans Since the War, 167-180. NY: Praeger.
  14. Figley, C. R. (1978). Tactical self-presentation and interpersonal attraction. In M. Cook & G. Wilson (Eds.), Love and Attraction: An International Conference. Oxford, England: Pergamon, 1978, 91-99.
  15. Figley, C. R. (1978). Introduction. In C. R. Figley (Ed.), Stress Disorders among Vietnam Veterans: Theory, Research and Treatment. N.Y.: Brunner/Mazel, xii-xxvi.
  16. Figley, C. R. (1978). Psychological adjustment among Vietnam veterans: An overview of the research. In C. R. Figley (Ed.), Stress Disorders among Vietnam Veterans: Theory, Research and Treatment, pp 57-70. N.Y.: Brunner/Mazel.
  17. Stanton, M. D. & Figley, C. R. (1978). Treating the Vietnam veteran within the family system. In C. R. Figley (Ed.), Stress Disorders Among Vietnam Veterans: Theory, Research, and Treatment. N.Y.: Brunner/Mazel, 281-290.
  18. Figley, C. R. (1972). Values in higher education: a précis. In T. J. Jensen (Ed.) On Teaching About Values. Bowling Green, Ohio: Anderson Center for Personal Development, 34-36