Therapies for chronic post-traumatic stress disorder

Description

A large-scale meta-analysis of studies of psychological treatment approaches for adults with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder shows some perform better than waiting list/usual
care

• Results of a review of psychological interventions to treat post-traumatic stress disorder • Recommendations for practice Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a widely recognised psychiatric condition that can occur following a traumatic event. Symptoms include nightmares and recurrent distressing thoughts of the event, avoidance and numbing of general responsiveness, and hyperarousal. Psychological interventions are used but some appear more effective than others in treating clinician and self-assessed PTSD, depression and anxiety symptoms.

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Other

Language

English

Author(s)

Micah Peters

Original Work Citation

Peters, M. (2014, December 12). Therapies for chronic post-traumatic stress disorder. NursingTimes.net. Retrieved from http://www.nursingtimes.net/nursing-practice/specialisms/mental-health/therapies-for-chronic-post-traumatic-stress-disorder/5077662.article?blocktitle=This-Week's-Practice&contentID=4386

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Citation

“Therapies for chronic post-traumatic stress disorder,” Francine Shapiro Library, accessed May 14, 2021, https://emdria.omeka.net/items/show/23062.

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