Video clips of patients and family me Presenter: Jessica Hamblen, PhD. This course reviews review the physical health effects of traumatic exposure. Research findings from both civilian and military populations are featured.
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The presenter illustrates how a person's reaction to trauma--posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD especially--mediates the effect of exposure on health. Presenter: Paula P. Schnurr, PhD…. This course addresses military terms as well as demographics in the current military, to describe some of the stressors active duty member may experience, to describe programs that are offered by DoD for combat and operational stress across the different branches, and to discuss some of the implications of culture for VA clinicians working with This course examines the functional anatomy of emotion, memory, and behavior circuits.
This presentation offers an overview of the negative effects of smoking, particularly on Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD. It helps providers understand the rationale and evidence for providing tobacco cessation treatment to patients. The presenters provide an overview of psychological and pharmacological smoking cessation int The presenters describe primary sleep disorders and comorbid conditions, as well as a general approach and evidence-based pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy interventions to Military sexual trauma is a recent area of research and clinical concern.
This course defines military sexual trauma MST , sexual harassment, and sexual assault, and provides prevalence rates for these events in the military.
Effects on mental healthincluding the development of posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD approaches to treatment, This course provides an overview of resilience and posttraumatic growth. The author reviews the scientific literature behind resilience to trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD. It also describes how clinicians can help foster resilience in their patients.
Presenter: Steven Southwick, MD. Presenter: Patricia Watson, PhD. This course describes in detail the interaction between posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD symptoms and chronic pain, with a special focus on Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans. Presenter: Carri This presentation describes the clinical application of Prolonged Exposure PE and provides a thorough review of research supporting its use for posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD. Pharmacological interventions for posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD are common, and considerable research has been conducted on the effectiveness of such treatment.
This course provides a review of the human stress system and the relationship between neurotransmitters and PTSD. It then goes on to review controlled medication trials for PTSD This course reviews strategies for improving patients' motivation to engage in treatment and change long-standing maladaptive ways of coping with posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD symptoms. Topics reviewed include behaviors that PTSD patients are often ambivalent about changing, roadblocks to admitting need to change, overview of a PTSD moti The presenters describe the co-occurrence of these conditions and identify evidence-based assessment and This course addresses how to increase the effectiveness of evidence-based treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD , particularly in difficult cases and situations.
The author presents how to decide who is appropriate for evidence-based treatment using assessment.
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She discusses common barriers to effective delivery of PTSD treatment a This presentation describes the clinical application of group therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder PTSD and evaluates the research support for group therapy. Back Psychology Today. Back Find a Therapist. Back Get Help. Back Magazine.
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A range of eight to 20 percent of the more than 2. PTSD is treatable. Many service members recover with help from psychotherapy such as prolonged exposure therapy and medication. The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury helped develop clinical support tools that bring together important resources for providers, patients and family members.