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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Diagnosis, Management and Treatment, 2nd Edition

Edited by David Nutt, Jonathan RT Davidson, Joseph Zohar, David Nutt, Murray Stein, Joseph Zohar

CRC Press

208 pages

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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


'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

Table of Contents

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Laboratory Medicine
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health