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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Scientific and Professional Dimensions

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.


Clinical psychologists

Hardbound, 442 Pages

Published: October 2015

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-801288-8


  • 1. Understanding Psychological Trauma and PTSD)

    2. The Impact of Psychological Trauma

    3. Etiology of Traumatic Stress Disorders

    4. Epidem of Psychological Trauma and Traumatic Stress Disorders

    5. Neurobio 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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