Clinician's Guide to PTSD: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach

Clinician's Guide to PTSD: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach

by Steven Taylor
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1606234498

ISBN-13: 9781606234495

Pub. Date: 08/05/2009

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Grounded in current clinical and neurobiological research, this book provides both an understanding of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a guide to empirically supported treatment. The author offers well-documented, practical recommendations for planning and implementing cognitive-behavioral therapy with people who have experienced different types of

Overview

Grounded in current clinical and neurobiological research, this book provides both an understanding of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a guide to empirically supported treatment. The author offers well-documented, practical recommendations for planning and implementing cognitive-behavioral therapy with people who have experienced different types of trauma-sexual assault, combat, serious accidents, and more-and shows how to use a case formulation approach to tailor interventions to the needs of each patient. Coverage includes different conceptual models of PTSD, approaches to integrating psychopharmacology into treatment, and strategies for addressing frequently encountered comorbid conditions. Illustrated with helpful case examples, the book features over a dozen reproducible handouts and forms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606234495
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
08/05/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
322
Sales rank:
739,932
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Conceptual and Empirical Foundations

1 Clinical Features of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 3

2 Cognitive and Behavioral Features of PTSD: What the Research Tells Us 24

3 Cognitive-Behavioral Models 41

4 Neurobiology for the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist 56

5 Treatments: A Review of the Research 73

Part II Treatment Methods and Protocols

6 Assessment 95

7 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: An Overview 119

8 Developing a Case Formulation and Treatment Plan 134

9 Psychoeducation, Treatment Engagement, and Emotion Regulation Strategies 151

10 Cognitive Interventions I: General Considerations and Approaches 178

11 Cognitive Interventions II: Methods for Specific Types of Beliefs 200

12 Exposure Exercises I: Imaginal and Interoceptive Exposure 221

13 Exposure Exercises II: Situational Exposure 241

14 Adjunctive Methods and Relapse Prevention 259

References 279

Index 311

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