Evidence-based treatments for PTSD, new directions, and special challenges

Description

This paper provides a current review of existing evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with a description of psychopharmacologic options, prolonged exposure therapy, cognitive processing therapy, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, especially as they pertain to military populations. It further offers a brief summary of promising treatments with a developing evidence base, encompassing both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. Finally, challenges to the treatment of PTSD are summarized and future directions suggested.

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Journal

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English

Author(s)

Judith O. Cukor
Megan lden
Francis Lee
JoAnn Difede

Original Work Citation

Cukor, J., Olden, M., Lee, F., & Difede, J. (2010, October). Evidence-based treatments for PTSD, new directions, and special challenges. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1208(1), 82-89. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2010.05793.x

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“Evidence-based treatments for PTSD, new directions, and special challenges,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed May 28, 2020, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/20457.

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