The Oxford Handbook of Traumatic Stress Disorders

Hardcover | April 18, 2012

EditorJ. Gayle Beck, Denise M. Sloan

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The experience of traumatic events is a near-universal, albeit unfortunate, part of the human experience. Given how many individuals are exposed to trauma, it is interesting to question why some individuals are resilient in the face of trauma while others go on to develop chronicpost-traumatic stress. Throughout the relatively brief history of the psychological study of trauma, a number of themes have consistently emerged; many of these themes remain essential elements within our current study of traumatic stress disorders, as summarized within this volume. The Oxford Handbook of Traumatic Stress Disorders addresses the current landscape of research and clinical knowledge surrounding traumatic stress disorders. Bringing together a group of highly-regarded experts, this volume is divided into six sections, together summarizing the current state ofknowledge about 1) classification and phenomenology, 2) epidemiology and special populations, 3) contributions from theory, 4) assessment, 5) prevention and early intervention efforts, and 6) treatment of individuals with post-trauma mental health symptoms. Throughout the volume, attention is paidto identifying current controversies in the literature and highlighting directions that hold promise for future work.

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The experience of traumatic events is a near-universal, albeit unfortunate, part of the human experience. Given how many individuals are exposed to trauma, it is interesting to question why some individuals are resilient in the face of trauma while others go on to develop chronicpost-traumatic stress. Throughout the relatively brief hi...

J. Gayle Beck, Ph.D., is the Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair of Excellence in the Department of Psychology at the University of Memphis. Denise M. Sloan, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:576 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:April 18, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part One: Introduction to the volume1. J. Gayle Beck and Denise M. Sloan: Traumatic Stress Disorders: Historical context and current focusPart Two: Classification and Phenomenology2. Jesse R. Cougle, Dean G. Kilpatrick, and Heidi Resnick: Defining traumatic events: Research findings and controversies3. Maria L. Pacella and Douglas L. Delahanty: Classification of Acute Stress Disorder4. Tali Manber Ball and Murray B. Stein: Classification of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder5. Terence M. Keane and Mark W. Miller: Future of Classification in Post Traumatic Stress DisorderPart Three: Epidemiology and Special Populations6. Quinn M. Biggs, Jennifer M. Guimond, Carol S. Fullerton, Robert J. Ursano, ASD Workgroup* Christine Gray, Matthew Goldenberg, Dori Reissman, James E. McCarroll, Patcho Santiago, Mary P. Tyler: The Epidemiology of Acute Stress Disorder and Other Early Responses to Trauma in Adults7. Naomi Breslau: Epidemiology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Adults8. Annette M. La Greca, Cortney J. Taylor, Whitney M. Herge: Traumatic Stress Disorders in Children and Adolescents9. Joan M. Cook, Tatyana Biyanova, Diane L. Elmore 10. Traumatic Stress in Special Populations Kim T. Mueser and Weili Lu: Traumatic Stress in Older Adults10. Kim T. Mueser and Weili Lu: Traumatic Stress in Special PopulationsPart Four: Contributions from Theory11. Monica Uddin, Ananda B. Amstadter, Nicole R. Nugent, Karestan C. Koenen: Genetics and Genomics of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder12. Rachel Yehuda, Laura Pratchett, Michelle Pelcovitz: Biological Contributions to PTSD: Differentiating normative from pathological response13. Shmuel Lissek and Christian Grillon: Learning Models of PTSD14. Anke Ehlers, Thomas Ehring, and Birgit Kleim: Information Processing in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder15. Candice M. Monson, Steffany J. Fredman, Rachel Dekel, Alexandra Macdonald: Family Models of Posttraumatic Stress DisorderPart Five: Assessment16. Michelle J. Bovin and Frank W. Weathers: Assessing PTSD Symptoms17. Richard A. Bryant: Assessing Acute Traumatic Stress Symptoms18. Sonja March, Alexandra De Young, Belinda Dow, and Justin Kenardy: Assessing trauma-related symptoms in children and adolescents19. Willeke H. van Zelst and Aartjan T.F. Beekman: Psychometric concerns in the assessment of trauma-related symptoms in older adults20. Boris Drozek, John P. Wilson, and Silvana Turkovic: Assessment of PTSD in Non-Western Cultures: The Need for New Contextual and Complex Perspectives21. Darren W. Holowka and Brian P. Marx: Assessing PTSD-related Functional Impairment and Quality of LifePart Six: Prevention/Early Intervention22. Lynda A. King, Anica P. Pless, Jennifer L. Schuster, Carrie M. Potter, Crystal L. Park, Avron Spiro, III, Daniel W. King: Risk and Protective Factors for Traumatic Stress Disorders23. Josef I. Ruzek: Community-Based Early Intervention with Trauma Survivors24. Teresa M. Au, Caroline Silva1, Eileen M. Delaney, and Brett T. Litz: Individual Approaches to Prevention and Early Intervention25. Melissa J. Brymer, Alan M. Steinberg, Patricia J. Watson, and Robert S. Pynoos: Prevention and Early Intervention Programs for Children and Adolescents26. Prevention and Early Intervention Programs for Older Adults27. Martha Strachan, Lisa S. Elwood, Ananda B. Amstadter, and Ron AciernoPart Seven: Treatment28. Jessica L. Hamblen, Erin R. Barnett, Barbara A. Hermann, and Paula P. Schnurr: PTSD Treatment Research: An Overview and Evaluation29. Nisha Nayak, Mark B. Powers, and Edna B. Foa: Empirically supported psychological treatments: Prolonged Exposure (PE)30. Kathleen M. Chard, Jennifer L. Schuster, Patricia A. Resick: Empirically supported psychological treatments: Cognitive processing therapy31. C. Richard Spates and Sophie Rubin: Empirically supported psychological treatments: EMDR32. Megan C. Kearns and Barbara Olasov Rothbaum: Promising Psychological Treatments33. Esther Deblinger, Elisabeth Pollio, and Felicia Neubauer: Treating Trauma-Related Symptoms in Children and Adolescents34. Lee Hyer and Catherine A. Yeager: PTSD at Late Life: Context and Treatment35. Devon E Hinton and Angela Nickerson: Treating trauma-related symptoms in special populations36. Matthew J. Friedman: Pharmacotherapy for PTSDPart Eight: Conclusions/Summary37. Denise M. Sloan and J. Gayle Beck: Traumatic Stress Disorders: Looking back and moving forward