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Principles of trauma therapy : a guide to symptoms, evaluation, and treatment

Principles of trauma therapy : a guide to symptoms, evaluation, and treatment

Author: John Briere; Catherine Scott
Publisher: London : SAGE, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Aimed at front-line clinicians, this hands-on resource provides a synthesis of cognitive-behavioral, relational/psychodynamic and psychopharmacological approaches to the treatment of acute and chronic post-traumatic states.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Briere; Catherine Scott
ISBN: 0761929215 9780761929215 0761929207 9780761929208
OCLC Number: 1158409267
Description: 280 p.
Contents: INTRODUCTIONPART I: TRAUMA, EFFECTS, AND ASSESSMENTCh 1. What is Trauma: Major Types of Trauma The Problem of Combined and Cumulative TraumasCh 2. The Effects of Trauma What Makes Trauma Responses More Likely, More Intense, or More Complicated Types of Posttraumatic ResponsesCh 3. Assessing Trauma and Posttraumatic Outcomes Assessment in the Clinical Interview Psychological TestsPART II: CLINICAL INTERVENTIONSCh 4: Central Issues in Trauma Treatment A Basic Philosophy of Trauma, Recovery, and Growth Central Treatment Principles Gender Issues Cultural Issues Therapist CountertransferenceCh 5: PsychoeducationHandouts and Other Media General Focus ConstraintsCh 6: Distress Reduction and Affect Regulation Training Dealing With Acute Intrusion - Grounding Intervening in Chronic Affect DysregulationCh 7: Cognitive Interventions Cognitive Reconsiderations Cognitive Processing Developing a Coherent Narrative Cognitive Changes Arising From Non-Overwhelming Emotional Activation During Treatment Insight Ch 8: Emotional Processing Reexperiencing as Trauma Processing The Therapeutic Window Constraints on Trauma Processing The Components of Trauma Processing Processing "Hot Spots" Emotional Processing and Substance Abuse: Suggested modifications Emotional Processing From Another Perspective: A Note on EMDR Sequence and Session-Level StructureCh 9: Increasing Relational Functioning and Other Self-Capacities Relational Disturbance Identity ProblemsCh 10: Treating the Effects of Acute Trauma Acute Traumatic Stress Brief Review of the Acute Trauma Intervention Literature Intervention Strategies Ch 11: Biology and Psychopharmacology of Trauma The Psychobiology of Trauma Principles of Trauma Psychopharmacology Medications for PTSD Antipsychotics for Trauma-Related Psychosis Sleep Medications Medication, Pregnancy, and LactationCh 12: ConclusionsReferencesAppendix I: The Brief Interview for Posttraumatic Stress Disorders (BIPD)Appendix 2: The Initial Trauma Review (ITR)Appendix 3: Breath Training Protocol
Responsibility: John N. Briere and Catherine Scott.


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