Most comprehensive and interdisciplinary major reference work on PTSD
Uniform structure and elements across chapters
International author roster spanning psychology, psychiatry, medicine, social work, neurobiology, neuroscience, genetics and pathology
This is an all-embracing reference that offers analyses and discussions of contemporary issues in the field of PTSD. The book brings together scientific material from leading experts in the field relating to a wide range of important current topics across disciplines. These include the early identification of PTSD and subsequent treatment, to social and behavioral studies, to biochemical, molecular and genetic research. With more than 125 chapters organized in 12 major sections, this is the most complete single resource on PTSD.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »PTSD - genetic aspects of PTSD - human stress response - neurological aspects of PTSD - post-traumatic stress disorder - traumatic stress
General aspects, definitions and assessments of PTSD. - PTSD in different conditions, groups, and specific incidents. - PTSD in relation to psychotic conditions or assessments. - Peritraumatic stress. - Biochemical, molecular, and genetic aspects of PTSD. - Neurological and neurogenic aspects of PTSD. - PTSD as a risk factor in causation of diseases and pathology. - PTSD in children and adolescents. - Animal models of PTSD: enhancing understanding. - PTSD in international and comparative perspective. - PTSD and selective conditions of stress and anxiety. - Treatments and therapies of PTSD