Comprehensive Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

Editors: Martin, Colin R., Preedy, Victor R., Patel, Vinood B. (Eds.)

  • Features a roster of international authors spanning psychology, psychiatry, medicine, social work, neurobiology, neuroscience, genetics and pathology
  • Supports quick information discovery through a uniform structure across chapters
  • Constitutes a most complete and interdisciplinary, major reference work on PTSD
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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.

About the authors

Victor R. Preedy is a professor in the School of Medicine, King's College London. He directs studies regarding pathology, health, nutrition and toxicity. Professor Preedy graduated in 1974 from the University of Aston with a Combined Honours Degree in Biology and Physiology with Pharmacology. He gained his Ph.D. in 1981, in the field of nutrition and metabolism, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. Professor Preedy was elected as a Fellow to the Royal College of Pathologists in 2000. Dr Vinood B. Patel is currently a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Biochemistry at the University of Westminster and honorary fellow at King’s College London. He presently directs studies on metabolic pathways involved in liver disease, particularly related to mitochondrial energy regulation and cell death. Other areas included understanding the use of visceral osteopathic treatment for Autistic children, and studying this effect on behavioural and gastrointestinal alterations. Dr Patel graduated from the University of Portsmouth with a degree in Pharmacology and completed his PhD in protein metabolism from King’s College London in 1997. Colin R. Martin RN, BSc, PhD, YCAP, C.Psychol, AFBPsS, C.Sci is Chair and Professor of Mental Health at the University of the West of Scotland. He is a Registered Mental Health Nurse, Chartered Health Psychologist and a Chartered Scientist. He also trained in analytical biochemistry, this aspect reflecting the psychobiological focus of much of his research within mental health. He has published or has in press over 150 research papers and book chapters.

Table of contents (131 chapters)

  • PTSD in History: From Uruk to Baghdad

    Birmes, Philippe J. (et al.)

    Pages 3-19

  • Evidence for PTSD as a Systemic Disorder

    Bukhbinder, Avram (et al.)

    Pages 21-39

  • Dissociation, Dissociative Disorders, and PTSD

    Myrick, Amie C. (et al.)

    Pages 41-59

  • Predisposing Risk Factors for PTSD: Brain Biomarkers

    Hendler, Talma (et al.)

    Pages 61-75

  • Forensic Aspects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Jovanović, Aleksandar A. (et al.)

    Pages 77-96

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Comprehensive Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Editors
  • Colin R. Martin
  • Victor R. Preedy
  • Vinood B. Patel
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eReference ISBN
978-3-319-08359-9
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-319-08360-5
Print ISBN
978-3-319-08358-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
LI, 2309
Number of Illustrations and Tables
98 b/w illustrations, 186 illustrations in colour
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