Nonfiction Book Award Status: GOLD
Wounded Workers:Tales from a Working Man’s Shrink recounts the stories of America’s workforce subjected to physical and psychological trauma. Readers will be exposed to tales of workers involved in shootings, assaults, amputation injuries, and healthcare-related disability. You will relate to the plight, courage and persistence of victims who could be your neighbor, friend, family member or co-worker.
Dr. Bob Larsen is an active physician, yet retired clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr. Bob has taught forensic psychiatry to trainees with an emphasis on clinical presentations in the workplace. Over a career of more than three dozen years, Dr. Bob has treated and evaluated thousands of injured workers. His presentations and publications to clinicians and the general public encompass the subjects of job stress, PTSD, emotional resilience, delayed recovery, harassment, and workplace violence. Wounded Workers: Tales from a Working Man’s Shrink is Dr. Bob’s first book intended for professionals and the general public.