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 evidence-based approaches to treatment. It is a useful resource for clinicians, trainees, as well as investigators doing research into the treatment of PTSD.
Current Directions and Challenges in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder / New Developments in Treatment Applications / Efficacy and Outcome Predictors for Three PTSD Treatments: Exposure Therapy, EMDR, and Relaxation Training / Multiple Channel Exposure Therapy of PTSD: Impact of Treatment on Functioning and Resources / Anxiety Sensitivity and its Implications for Understanding and Treating PTSD / A Readiness Change Approach to preventing PTSD Treatment Failure / Virtual Reality Exposure therapy of Combat-Related PTSD: A Case Study Using Psychophysiological Indicators of Outcome / PTSD and the Social Support of the Interpersonal Environment / The Development of Social Cognitive Behaviour Therapy / Combining Cognitive Restructuring and Exposure Therapy: Toward an Optimal Integration / Treating Special Populations and Problems / Military Populations / Effects of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatments for PTSD on Anger / The Challenge of Treating PTSD in the Context of Chronic Pain / PTSD, Dissociation and Treatment / Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Children and Adolescents with PTSD / Perspectives on Future Directions / A Glass Half Empty or Half Full? / Where We Are and Directions for Future Research in the Treatment of PTSD