Simple and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Strategies for Comprehensive Treatment in Clinical Practice

Simple and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Strategies for Comprehensive Treatment in Clinical Practice

by Mary Beth Williams, John F Sommer Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789002973

ISBN-13: 9780789002976

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This unique book, by the authors of the classic Handbook of Post-Traumatic Therapy, provides the "how to" of clinical practice techniques in a variety of settings with a variety of clients. It addresses concerns about the efficacy of critical incident stress debriefing, examines the value of a variety of innovative treatment methods, and explores the differences…  See more details below

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This unique book, by the authors of the classic Handbook of Post-Traumatic Therapy, provides the "how to" of clinical practice techniques in a variety of settings with a variety of clients. It addresses concerns about the efficacy of critical incident stress debriefing, examines the value of a variety of innovative treatment methods, and explores the differences between treating complex PTSD and the aftermath of a one-time traumatic event.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789002976
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Pages:
442
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors
Contributors
Preface: Trauma in the New Millennium
Ch. 1A Short History of PTSD from the Military Perspective3
Ch. 2Assessment and Diagnosis of PTSD in Adults: A Comprehensive Psychological Approach9
Ch. 3Approaches to the Treatment of PTSD23
Ch. 4Psychopharmacological Treatment in PTSD47
Ch. 5Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of PTSD75
Ch. 6Short-Term Treatment of Simple and Complex PTSD99
Ch. 7Life After Trauma: Finding Hope by Challenging Your Beliefs and Meeting Your Needs119
Ch. 8The Development of a Group Treatment Model for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder137
Ch. 9Developing and Maintaining a Psychoeducational Group for Persons Diagnosed As DID/MPD/DDNOS165
Ch. 10Treatment Strategies for Traumatized Children215
Ch. 11Provision of Trauma Services to School Populations and Faculty241
Ch. 12Traumatic Stress in Family Systems261
Ch. 13Dealing with Trauma in the Classroom277
Ch. 14Police Hostage Situations299
Ch. 15Law Enforcement and Trauma311
Ch. 16Trauma Services to War Veterans325
Ch. 17A Primer on Interviewing Victims351
Ch. 18Relating to Journalists As Trauma Clinicians and Researchers361
Ch. 19Working with Survivors and the News Media371
Ch. 20Some Final Thoughts on Competence387
Index399

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