This leading practitioner's guide, now thoroughly updated, examines the nature of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and provides a complete framework for planning and implementing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Steven Taylor addresses the complexities of treating people who have experienced different types of trauma and shows how to adapt empirically supported protocols to each client's needs. Rich case examples illustrate the nuts and bolts of cognitive interventions, exposure exercises, and adjunctive methods. -- Publisher
"A fascinating, transformative look at the therapeutic powers of psychedelic drugs, particularly in the treatment of PTSD, and the past fifty years of scientific, political, and legal controversy they have ignited, by award-winning journalist Tom Shroder"-- Publisher
Assessment and diagnosis of adults / Frank W. Weathers, Terence M. Keane and Edna B. Foa -- Assessment of children / Victor Balaban -- Psychological debriefing for adults / Jonathan I. Bisson ... [et al.] -- Acute interventions for children and adolescents exposed to trauma / Melissa J. Brymer ... [et al.] -- Early cognitive-behavioral interventions for adults / Brett T. Litz and Richard A. Bryant -- Cognitive-behavioral therapy for adults / Shawn P. Cahill ... [et al.] -- Cognitive-behavioral therapy for children and adolescents / Judith A. Cohen ... [et al.] -- Psychopharmacotherapy for adults / Matthew J. Friedman, Jonathan R.T. Davidson and Dan J. Stein -- Psychopharmacotherapy for children and adolescents / Craig L. Donnelly -- Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing / C. Richard Spates ... [et al.] -- Group therapy / M. Tracey Shea ... [et al.] -- School-based treatment for children and adolescents / Lisa H. Jaycox, Bradley D. Stein and Lisa Amaya-Jackson -- Psychodynamic therapy for adults / Harold S. Kudler ... [et al.] -- Psychodynamic therapy for child trauma / Alicia F. Lieberman, Chandra Ghosh Ippen and Steven Marans -- Psychosocial rehabilitation / Shirley M. Glynn, Charles Drebing, and Walter Penk -- Hypnosis / Etzel Cardena ... [et al.] -- Couple and family therapy for adults / David S. Riggs ... [et al.] -- Creative therapies for adults / David Read Johnson, Mooli Lahad and Amber Gray -- Creative arts therapies for children / Robin F. Goodman, Linda M. Chapman and Linda Gantt -- Treatment of PTSD and comorbid disorders / Lisa M. Najavits ... [et al.].
Constructed in three parts: risk factors, prevention strategies, and future research directions. Coverage includes epidemiology, critical appraisal of the roles of exercise, environment, footwear, and medication, evidence-based risk assessment, and targeted and individually tailored falls-prevention strategies.