Handbook of ptsd second edition science and practice

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handbook of ptsd second edition science and practice

Handbook of PTSD: Science and Practice by Matthew J. Friedman

Unparalleled in its breadth and depth, this state-of-the-art handbook reviews current scientific advances in understanding trauma and PTSD, discusses the implications for clinical practice, and evaluates the status of evidence-based assessment and treatment. The foremost authorities in the field examine posttraumatic psychological reactions on multiple levels, from genes and neurocircuitry to gender and lifespan development. Established and emerging psychological, medical, and public health interventions are discussed in depth, as are issues in tailoring treatment to the needs of different populations. Special topics include forensic issues, resilience, and prevention. The integrative concluding chapter presents a reasoned agenda for future research.

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Handbook of PTSD: Science and Practice: Second Edition

The first comprehensive medical text on PTSD. Not for the layman - but a must for medical professionals dealing with this growing affliction. Great crash course and brush up. Sadly it will be like all such texts, outdated soon - Looking forward to a second edition. Matthew J.

Widely regarded as the definitive reference, this handbook brings together foremost authorities on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Diagnostic, conceptual.
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The book reviews research on the prevalence of trauma and the prevalence of relevant disorders following trauma. It goes on to look at psychological theories of stress and trauma, the biology of stress and trauma reactions, and the factors prior to, during and after traumatic events that place people at particular risk for the development of psychological problems. The book goes on to look at treatment of trauma-related psychological problems, and covers the use of medication and a range of psychological treatments. Different types of therapy are described and research findings on these approaches are reviewed. Stress and Trauma will provide a valuable overview of the area for advanced undergraduates, early post-graduate training, and mental health professionals seeking an update of recent developments. Account Options Sign in.


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    The volume examines the causes and mechanisms of PTSD on multiple levels, key unanswered questions with important implications for science and practice.

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