Widely regarded as the definitive reference, this handbook brings together foremost authorities on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Diagnostic and conceptual issues are reviewed in depth. The volume examines the causes and mechanisms of PTSD on multiple levels, from psychological processes to genes and neurobiology. Risk and resilience processes are addressed across development and in specific populations. Contributors describe evidence-based assessment and treatment approaches as well as promising emerging interventions. The integrative concluding chapter identifies key unanswered questions with important implications for science and practice.
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Audience: Clinicians and researchers in clinical psychology, psychiatry, social work, psychiatric nursing, and counseling.
Course Use: Serves as a text in graduate-level courses.
Matthew J. Friedman, MD, PhD, is Executive Director of the National Center for PTSD, White River Junction VA Medical Center, and Professor of Psychiatry and of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College. Dr. Friedman is a Distinguished Lifetime Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), past chair of the scientific advisory board of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA), and chair of the American Psychiatric Association's DSM-5 Work Group that developed diagnostic criteria for PTSD and related disorders. He is a recipient of the ISTSS Lifetime Achievement Award, among many other honours.
Terence M. Keane, PhD, is Director of the Behavioural Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD, Associate Chief of Staff for Research at the VA Boston Healthcare System, and Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Dean for Research at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Keane is president of ADAA (2012–2013) and past president of ISTSS and of the Division of Trauma Psychology of the American Psychological Association (APA Division 56). He is a recipient of the ISTSS Lifetime Achievement Award, among many other awards.
Patricia A. Resick, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Boston University and Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine. She was Director of the Women's Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD from 2003 to 2013. Dr. Resick is Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and has served as president of ISTSS and of the Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). She is a recipient of awards including the Robert S. Laufer Memorial Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement from ISTSS, the Outstanding Contributions Award for Educational/Training Activities from ABCT, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from APA Division 56.
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