Treatment of Stress Response Syndromes is a comprehensive clinical guide to treating patients with disorders related to loss, trauma, and terror. Author Mardi J. Horowitz, M.D., is the clinical researcher who is largely responsible for modern concepts of posttraumatic stress disorder (PSTD). In this book he reveals the latest strategies for treating PTSD and expands the coverage to include several related diagnoses.
The author uses a unique approach to treatment. Rather than organizing the book by diagnoses, he outlines essential explanatory principles that cover a range of diagnostic entities. Readers will learn an integrative approach that is based on a cognitive-dynamic theory, showing how to combine dynamic, cognitive-dynamic theory. This approach enables readers to apply solid foundation principles for more effective diagnosis and treatment.
This book has great practical value for psychotherapists working with patients experiencing the effects of serious life events. Readers will learn how to - Diagnose, formulate, and treat stress response syndromes- Do a step-by-step formulation, emphasizing strengths as well as problems- Use a treatment approach that shifts as the patient changes
Treatment of Stress Response Syndromes provides clinicians with tools to help patients develop hope for improvement, courage to face traumatic events, and new knowledge and skills for making adaptive change.show more