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Mersey Forensic Psychology Service has been providing community-based intervention for adults who have sexually offended since 1986. Over the years, treatment has evolved to provide a service that is responsive to clients’ needs whilst aiming to…

Lightning struck on June 28, 2013, igniting a wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona. On June 30th, this fire engulfed and killed 19 City of Prescott firefighters, members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. The Yarnell Hill wildfire event claimed the most…

Background: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric sequel to a stressful event or situation of an exceptionally threatening or catastrophic nature. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been used in the management of PTSD for many…

Introdução: Sabemos que quando uma pessoa vivencia um incidente crítico, essa exposição tem impacto considerável sobre seu funcionamento global. Assim, para assegurar a recuperação dos militares brasileiros que estavam no Haiti, escolhemos a técnica…

Illustration of EMDR therapy with five clinical cases of bank employees : victims of robberies. Diversity of immediate stress reactions and long term stress reactions ; and response to desensitization. Curative and preventive contributions of this…

Summarizes a presentation discussing EMDR as an early intervention in trauma and disaster mental health. EMDR is one of the more effective preventative approaches to the effects of disaster and trauma which has emerged over the past ten years. This…

Although efforts to prevent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have met with relatively limited success, theoretically driven preventive approaches with promising efficacy are emerging. The current article critically reviews investigations of PTSD…

What treatments are effective for chronic posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the prevention of PTSD following trauma? The current review illustrates the basic efficacy of several psychosocial treatments for PTSD (ie, exposure, stress…

A review of the psychosocial treatment research literature indicates that several forms of therapy appear to be useful in reducing the symptoms of PTSD. Strongest support is found for the treatments that combine cognitive and behavioral techniques.…

This paper provides an overview of recent developments in the literature on post-traumatic stress disorder. Epidemiological studies indicate that approximately 15-25% of individuals experiencing a significant trauma will go on to develop…
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