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For a person with a phobia, overcoming the fear--or at least learning how to resist its debilitating effects--can open the door to a fuller, freer life. This two-part series takes an unflinching look at the biological and psychological mechanics of…

This workshop will focus on the biological and clinical evidence supporting the notion that depression, dissociation, somatization, and PTSD may be symptomatic responses to traumatic events which affect the brain. The safety of SSRls and their…

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There is an impressive evidence base for the psychological treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The strongest evidence is for trauma-focused cognitive therapy and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) but brief eclectic…

Following exposure to trauma, a large number of survivors will develop acute symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which mostly dissipate within a short time. In a minority, however, these symptoms will evolve into chronic and persistent…

General practitioners have an important role to play in helping patients after exposure to severe psychological trauma. In the immediate aftermath of trauma, GPs should offer "psychological first aid," which includes monitoring of the patient's…
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