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(p. 205) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 

(p. 205) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
(p. 205) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Peter D. McLean

and Sheila R. Woody

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date: 13 April 2021

This chapter outlines posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), its conceptualization (phenomenology, diagnostic trends, prevalence and course), theoretical perspectives, assessment (diagnosis, assessment of symptoms, and assessment of contextual factors), treatment models and guidelines (cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for PTSD, pharmacological treatment, eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and client-treatment matching).

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