Treating PTSD in Military Personnel: A Clinical Handbook

Treating PTSD in Military Personnel: A Clinical Handbook

by Bret A. Moore
     
 

This practical volume covers the full range of effective treatments for PTSD and discusses their implementation with service members and veterans. The focus is on how to meet this population's unique needs. From conducting a thorough assessment to choosing an appropriate psychosocial or pharmacological treatment, the expert editors and contributors provide guidance

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This practical volume covers the full range of effective treatments for PTSD and discusses their implementation with service members and veterans. The focus is on how to meet this population's unique needs. From conducting a thorough assessment to choosing an appropriate psychosocial or pharmacological treatment, the expert editors and contributors provide guidance based on years of experience in military contexts. The norms and values of military culture are discussed. Chapters thoroughly describe available therapies, review their strengths and limitations, and use illustrative case examples to demonstrate the treatments in action. Also addressed are clinical issues and co-occurring problems that can arise in this population, such as traumatic brain injury and substance abuse, and strategies for dealing with them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609186357
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
10/26/2011
Pages:
382
Sales rank:
542,551
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: PTSD in the Military, Bret A. Moore and Walter E. Penk
I. Treatment Approaches for PTSD in Military Personnel
1. Understanding and Working within the Military Culture, Bret A. Moore
2. Issues in Assessment of PTSD in Military Personnel, Frank Castro, Jasmeet P. Hayes, and Terence M. Keane
3. Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Alan L. Peterson, Edna B. Foa, and David S. Riggs
4. Cognitive Processing Therapy, Amy M. Williams, Tara E. Galovski, Karen A. Kattar, and Patricia A. Resick
5. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Mark C. Russell, Howard Lipke, and Charles Figley
6. Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy, Greg M. Reger and Kevin M. Holloway
7. Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Harold Kudler
8. Group Therapy, David W. Foy, Kent D. Drescher, Patricia J. Watson, and Iya Ritchie
9. Couple and Family Therapy, Danielle J. Maack, Judith A. Lyons, Kevin M. Connolly, and Michael Ritter
10. Psychopharmacological Treatment, William M. Sauvé and Stephen M. Stahl
11. Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Walter E. Penk, Dolores Little, and Nathan Ainspan
II. Specific Clinical Issues Associated with PTSD
12. Co-Occurring Affective and Anxiety Disorders, Eric C. Meyer, Nathan A. Kimbrel, Matthew T. Tull, and Sandra B. Morissette
13. Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders, Marc I. Kruse, Laurie E. Steffen, Nathan A. Kimbrel, and Suzy Bird Gulliver
14. Traumatic Brain Injury, Jennifer J. Vasterling, Mieke Verfaellie, and Susan M. McGlynn
15. Sexual Assault in the Military, Alina M. Surís and Julia C. Smith
16. Sleep Disorders, William L. Brim and David S. Riggs
17. Managing the Service Member with Suicidal Ideation, Nancy A. Skopp, David D. Luxton, Nigel Bush, and M. David Rudd
18. Anger, Aggression, and Violence, Eric B. Elbogen, Sally C. Johnson, and Jean C. Beckham
19. Resiliency Building as a Means to Prevent PTSD and Related Adjustment Problems in Military Personnel, Donald Meichenbaum
Appendices. Resources
Appendix A. Recommendations for Gaining Military Cultural and Clinical Competence
Appendix B. Military Organizations and ProgramsAppendix C. Select Common Military Abbreviations

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