Clinician's Manual for the Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the other Anxiety Disorders (2nd Edition)
Clinician's Manual for the Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the other Anxiety Disorders (2nd Edition) by Larry D. Smyth
Clinician's Manual for the Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the other Anxiety Disorders (2nd Edition) Author: Larry D. Smyth
Title: Clinician's Manual for the Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the other Anxiety Disorders (2nd Edition)
ISBN: 1889287997
ISBN13: 978-1889287997
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Pages: 160 pages
Publisher: Red Toad Road Co; Revised edition (January 1, 1999)
Language: English
Category: Health, Fitness & Dieting
Size PDF version: 1904 kb
Size EPUB version: 1369 kb
Subcategory: Mental Health




Diagnostic criteria, prevalence, etiology, and the assessment of PTSD are briefly reviewed in light of the existing empirical data. The symptoms that define PTSD are explained from an information processing point of view. PTSD is conceptualized as an interlocking set of anxiety disorders to include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and phobias - the primary phobia being a fear of memories. A theory of PTSD treatment is advanced and the treatment of PTSD is broken down into the following six (6) phases of treatment: Assessment and Goal-setting; Coping Skills Training, Assimilation/rational Thinking Training, Brief (graduated) Exposure Work, Prolonged Exposure Work, and Relaspe Prevention. Treatment guidelines, subgoals, and homework assignments are presented for each of the phases. Adjunctive medication and the application of the TAB-P Protocol in group settings and with the other anxiety disorders are discussed.