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(p. 183) Post-traumatic stress disorder 

(p. 183) Post-traumatic stress disorder
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(p. 183) Post-traumatic stress disorder
Author(s):

Martina Mueller

, Ann Hackmann

, and Alison Croft

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780198529163.003.0009
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date: 18 November 2019

Chapter 9 discusses post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), its cognitive models, and key cognitions, as well as behavioural experiments which aim to test unhelpful appraisals of symptoms, re-evaluate altered appraisals of the self and the world, re-evaluate distorted appraisals at the time of the trauma, and examine the helpfulness of safety behaviours. Distinct difficulties are also presented.

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