Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Clinician's Guide / Edition 1

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This guide collects and integrates the variety of theoretical and therapeutic perspectives that have emerged since the late 1970s, a period in which post-traumatic stress was at last recognized as a distinct category. Separate sections are devoted to diagnosis, assessment, theoretical models, and therapeutic treatment. Many sources relate to the Vietnam experience, but these are presented so as to make them applicable to all patient populations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306435423
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 1/1/1991
  • Series: Springer Series on Stress and Coping
  • Edition description: 1991
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 260
  • Sales rank: 1,306,679
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

I. The Diagnosis.- 1. History.- 2. Primary Symptoms.- 3. Secondary Symptoms.- 4. Subtypes and Course of the Disorder.- 5. PTSD in Children.- II. Theories.- 6. Theoretical Perspectives.- III. Assessment.- 7. The Assessment.- IV. Therapy.- 8. General Considerations.- 9. Dynamic Psychotherapy.- 10. Behavioral Treatment.- 11. Hypnotherapy and Narcosynthesis.- 12. Group Treatment.- 13. Family and Couples Therapy.- 14. Therapy of Children with PTSD.- 15. Psychopharmacological Treatment.- 16. Summary.- Notes.- References.

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