Treating Psychological Trauma and PTSD / Edition 1

Treating Psychological Trauma and PTSD / Edition 1

by John P. Wilson, Noka Zador
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593850174

ISBN-13: 9781593850173

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Much has been learned about PTSD in recent decades, yet many questions remain about the complex pathways by which trauma disrupts people's lives. This authoritative volume presents an innovative psychobiological framework to help clinicians and researchers better understand the myriad difficulties facing patients and navigate the array of available intervention…  See more details below

Overview

Much has been learned about PTSD in recent decades, yet many questions remain about the complex pathways by which trauma disrupts people's lives. This authoritative volume presents an innovative psychobiological framework to help clinicians and researchers better understand the myriad difficulties facing patients and navigate the array of available intervention approaches. Incorporating cutting-edge theory and clinical research, the book provides a crucial reformulation of diagnostic criteria and treatment goals. It then brings together leading treatment experts to describe and illustrate their respective approaches, facilitating the selection and implementation of the most effective interventions for individual patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593850173
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
467
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.84(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

ITheory, Models, and Clinical Paradigms of Treatment
1Treatment Goals for PTSD3
2A Holistic, Organismic Approach to Healing Trauma and PTSD28
IIClinical Treatment of PTSD
3An Overview of Clinical Considerations and Principles in the Treatment of PTSD59
4Allostatic versus Empirical Perspectives on Pharmacotherapy for PTSD94
5An Allostatic Approach to the Psychodynamic Understanding of PTSD125
6Acute Posttraumatic Interventions139
7Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches to PTSD159
8Group Psychotherapy for PTSD183
IIIClinical Treatment Approaches for Special Trauma Populations
9Treatment of Persons with Complex PTSD and Other Trauma-Related Disruptions of the Self205
10Dual Diagnosis and Treatment of PTSD237
11Cross-Cultural Treatment of PTSD255
12Treatment Methods for Childhood Trauma278
13Treatment of PTSD in Families and Couples335
14Treatment of PTSD in Persons with Severe Mental Illness354
IVCase History Analysis and Practical Considerations
15Case History Analysis of the Treatments for PTSD: Lessons Learned385
16Practical Considerations in the Treatment of PTSD: Guidelines for Practitioners409
17Respecting the Trauma Membrane: Above All, Do No Harm432
Author Index447
Subject Index457

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