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Principles of Trauma Therapy
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Principles of Trauma Therapy
A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment ( DSM-5 Update)

Second Edition
  • John N. Briere - University of Southern California, USA
  • Catherine Scott - University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles


March 2014 | 440 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Thoroughly updated with DSM-5 content throughout, Principles of Trauma Therapy, Second Edition: DSM-5 Update is both comprehensive in scope and highly practical in application. This popular text provides a creative synthesis of cognitive-behavioral, relational, affect regulation, mindfulness, and psychopharmacologic approaches to the "real world" treatment of acute and chronic posttraumatic states. Grounded in empirically-supported trauma treatment techniques and adapted to the complexities of actual clinical practice, this book is a hands-on resource for front-line clinicians, those in private practice, and graduate students of public mental health.
 
Part I: Trauma, Effects, and Assessment
 
Chapter 1: What Is Trauma?
 
Chapter 2: The Effects of Trauma
 
Chapter 3: Assessing Trauma and Posttraumatic Outcomes
 
Part II: Clinical Interventions
 
Chapter 4: Central Issues in Trauma Treatment
 
Chapter 5: Psychoeducation
 
Chapter 6: Distress Reduction and Affect Regulation Training
 
Chapter 7: Cognitive Interventions
 
Chapter 8: Emotional Processing
 
Chapter 9: Increasing Identity and Relational Functioning
 
Chapter 10: Mindfulness in Trauma Treatment
 
Chapter 11: Treating the Effects of Acute Trauma
 
Chapter 12: Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology of Trauma
 
Chapter 13: Conclusions

This text is thorough, detailed and extremely knowledgeable about the trauma response, and trauma treatment. It is also relatively atheoretical, so it is perfect for a general education on the nature of trauma. It's very readable as well.

Francesca Parker
Education & Psychology Dept, Pepperdine University
November 29, 2018

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