Principles of Trauma Therapy

Principles of Trauma Therapy : A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment ( DSM-5 Update)

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Thoroughly updated with DSM-5 content throughout, this book is written for the average trauma clinician (or clinician new to the field who is confronted with a trauma client) to use in his or her daily work.

Key Features

Offers an Integrated Approach to Trauma Treatment
Presents a Clinician-Friendly Review of Treatment Literature
Addresses Innovative and "Cutting-Edge" Topics.

This popular text provides a creative synthesis of cognitive-behavioural, relational, affect regulation, mindfulness, and psychopharmacologic approaches to the "real world" treatment of acute and chronic posttraumatic states. Grounded in empirically-supported trauma treatment techniques, and adapted to the complexities of actual clinical practice, it is a hands-on resource for front-line clinicians, those in private practice, and graduate students of public mental health.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 521.63g
  • SAGE Publications Inc
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1483351246
  • 9781483351247
  • 14,230

Table of contents

Part I: Trauma, Effects, and Assessment
Chapter 1: What Is Trauma?
Chapter 2: The Effects of Trauma
Chapter 3: Assessing Trauma and Posttraumatic Outcomes
Part II: Clinical Interventions
Chapter 4: Central Issues in Trauma Treatment
Chapter 5: Psychoeducation
Chapter 6: Distress Reduction and Affect Regulation Training
Chapter 7: Cognitive Interventions
Chapter 8: Emotional Processing
Chapter 9: Increasing Identity and Relational Functioning
Chapter 10: Mindfulness in Trauma Treatment
Chapter 11: Treating the Effects of Acute Trauma
Chapter 12: Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology of Trauma
Chapter 13: Conclusions
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About John N. Briere

John N. Briere, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, where he consults and teaches in the ER, burn unit, and inpatient psychiatry, and Center Director of the USC Adolescent Trauma Training Center's National Child Traumatic Stress Network. A past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, he is recipient of the Robert S. Laufer Memorial Award for Scientific Achievement from ISTSS, and the Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Science of Trauma Psychology from the American Psychological Association's Division 56, and has been designated Highly Cited Researcher (Behavioral Sciences) by the Institute for Scientific Information. He is author of a number of books, articles, and psychological tests in the areas of trauma and interpersonal violence, and has a long-standing interest in the clinical applications of meditation, mindfulness, and compassion. His website is Catherine Scott, MD, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. Her educational background includes Harvard College, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and psychiatric residency training at Cornell and USC. She was formerly Medical Director of the Psychological Trauma Program at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, and the Associate Medical Director of the Psychiatric Emergency Service at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, where she taught and supervised resident physicians and medical students in the assessment and treatment of trauma-related disorders arising from sexual and physical violence, torture, child abuse, and other forms of interpersonal violence. Although continuing to teach, Dr. Scott stepped down from administrative duties in order to pursue writing and research projects. Her clinical and research interests include human rights, women's issues, and the remediation of sexual violence and its effects.
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