2nd Edition

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Diagnosis, Management and Treatment

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can be one of the most disabling of all the anxiety disorders and is frequently misdiagnosed and ineffectively treated. It is also an area in which there have been recent major advances. This book sets out to solve this problem, presenting doctors with practical guidance and at the same time a state-of-the-art summary of all the latest developments.

    Posttraumatic stress disorder: Diagnosis, history, and longitudinal course
    Arieh Y Shalev
    Epidemiology of traumatic events and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Tracie O Afifi, Gordon JG Asmundson, and Jitender Sareen
    Diagnostic dilemmas in assessing posttraumatic stress disorder
    Berthold PR Gersons and Miranda Olff
    Neuroimaging and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Sarah N Garfinkel and Israel Liberzon
    Brain circuits in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Eric Vermetten and Ruth Lanius
    The genetics of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Eduard Maron and Jakov Shlik
    Setting apart the affected: A novel animal model for posttraumatic stress disorder and its translational perspective
    Joseph Zohar, Michael Matar, and Hagit Cohen
    Psychosocial treatments of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Kerry J Ressler and Barbara O Rothbaum
    Pharmacotherapy of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Lakshmi N Ravindran and Murray B Stein
    Early interventions following traumatic events
    Jonathan I Bisson, Arieh Y Shalev, and Joseph Zohar
    Traumatic stress disorders in children
    Soraya Seedat
    Ethnocultural issues
    Alexander McFarlane and Devon Hinton
    Posttraumatic stress disorder after disasters
    Andrea R Maxwell and Sandro Galea
    Symptom exaggeration in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Alzbeta Juven-Wetzler, Rachel Sonnino, Danit Bar-Ziv, and Joseph Zohar
    Future directions


    Graeme Turner, David Nutt, Murray Stein, Joseph Zohar

    'Useful, up to date, and comprehensive ... It deserves to be widely read by neurologists, psychiatrists and psychologists.' - Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry

    'An attractive, readable single volume, which spans both useful clinical and pre-clinical information regarding PTSD. It represents good value for money and would prove invaluable to any clinician specializing in anxiety disorders.' - Journal of Psychopharmacology