Treating PTSD in Military Personnel

Treating PTSD in Military Personnel

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This practical volume covers the full range of effective treatments for PTSD and discusses their implementation with service members and veterans. The focus is on how to meet this population's unique needs. From conducting a thorough assessment to choosing an appropriate psychosocial or pharmacological treatment, the expert editors and contributors provide guidance based on years of experience in military contexts. The norms and values of military culture are discussed. Chapters thoroughly describe available therapies, review their strengths and limitations, and use illustrative case examples to demonstrate the treatments in action. Also addressed are clinical issues and co-occurring problems that can arise in this population, such as traumatic brain injury and substance abuse, and strategies for dealing with them.... physical and psychological symptoms in Swiss villagers who were forced to serve in rogue armies (Jones et al., 1995). ... posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD ), into its third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders .

Title:Treating PTSD in Military Personnel
Author:Bret A. Moore, Walter E. Penk
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2011-01-01


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