of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Steven Taylor, PhD, Editor
“Steve Taylor…one of the leaders…has brought together an international team of experts to provide us with the very latest in scientifically sound information on the nature and treatment of PTSD. This book is very worthy of the attention of all who work with psychologically traumatized people.”
—from the Foreword by G. Ron Norton, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Department of
Psychology, University of Winnipeg
Are behavioral and cognitive-behavioral therapies sufficiently broad in their
effects on trauma-related psychopathology and related factors? This volume
considers many of the complexities in treating PTSD, and emphasizes evi-
dence-based approaches to treatment.
A useful resource for clinicians, trainees, and investigators doing research
into the treatment of PTSD.
Part I: Introduction • Current Directions and Challenges in the Treatment of
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, S. Taylor
Part II: New Developments • Efficacy and Outcome Predictors for Three PTSD
Treatments: Exposure Therapy, EMDR, and Relaxation Training, S. Taylor
• PTSD and the Social Support of the Interpersonal Environment: The Development
of Social Cognitive Behavior Therapy, N. Tarrier & A.L. Humphreys
Part III: Treating Special Populations and Problems • Effects of Cognitive-
Behavioral Treatments for PTSD on Anger, S.P. Cahill, S.A. Rauch,
E.A. Hembree, & E.B. Foa
• The Challenge of Treating PTSD in the Context of Chronic Pain, J. Wald,
S. Taylor, & I. C. Federoff
Part IV: Perspectives on Future directions • A Glass Half Empty or Half Full?
Where We Are and Directions for Future Research in the Treatment of PTSD, S.P.
Cahill & E.B. Foa
2004 336pp 0-8261-2047-4 Hard
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