Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder : Scientific and Professional Dimensions

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This comprehensive overview of research and clinical practice in PTSD includes new insights into assessment with regard to DSM-5 and ICD-11, discussion of ongoing controversies in the field as to what constitutes safe and effective care, and new research as to assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of PTSD. The second edition includes new coverage of the neurobiology of PTSD, PTSD in special populations, and forensic issues relating to PTSD.

Synthesizes research and clinical developments on PTSDHighlights key controversies, issues, and developments in the fieldProvides case studies for better understanding of clinical careEncompasses DSM-5 and ICD-11 major revisions to PTSD symptomsIncludes new coverage of neurobiology and genetics of PTSDIncludes advances in prevention and treatment of PTSDIncludes new coverage of forensic issues related to PTSD
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Product details

  • Electronic book text | 618 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • Academic Press Inc
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0128014393
  • 9780128014394

Table of contents

1. Understanding Psychological Trauma and PTSD

2. The Impact of Psychological Trauma

3. Etiology of Traumatic Stress Disorders

4. Epidemic of Psychological Trauma and Traumatic Stress Disorders

5. Neurobiology of Traumatic Stress Disorders and Their Impact on Physical Health

6. Assessment of Psychological Trauma and Traumatic Stress Disorders

7. Treatment of Adults with Traumatic Stress Disorders

8. Treatment of Children and Adolescents with PTSD

9. Prevention of PTSD

10. Forensic Issues in PTSD field

11. Social, Cultural and Ethical Issues in the PTSD Field

12. Careers and Ethical Issues in the Traumatic Stress Field
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