PTG in Military and First Responders

Treating PTSD In Military Personnel: a Clinical Handbook

April 5, 2019
The Guilford Press

The second edition of this handbook, compiled by Moore and Penk, brings together leading researchers to provide the latest insights on evidence-based treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military personnel. The book is highly recommended for anyone involved in the care of this population, as it offers detailed perspectives on working with military personnel and addresses the clinical issues commonly associated with PTSD. The inclusion of case examples demonstrating successful treatment implementation sets this volume apart.

The ability to understand and appreciate the military culture and to tailor clinical practices based on that understanding and appreciation is imperative for clinicians working with service members.
Dr. Moore, Dr. Penk, and Dr. Freidman

Covering essential topics related to PTSD after military trauma, the second edition offers a comprehensive update on issues, treatment approaches, and distinct clinical presentations. The book is considered a gold-standard reference by experts in both PTSD and military psychiatry, featuring contributions from renowned clinicians and researchers. It is a vital resource for clinicians and researchers in the field who seek in-depth knowledge and cultural competence in working with military members, veterans, and their families.

Each chapter provides comprehensive coverage of assessment, treatment, and progress monitoring, and addresses a wide range of interventions, from cognitive-behavioral to psychodynamic approaches, individual to group therapy, and pharmacological to complementary and alternative treatments. Additionally, the book addresses common co-occurring conditions, which is particularly useful for community practitioners.

As PTSD continues to be a prevalent consequence of military engagement, this second edition serves as a valuable tool for understanding and aiding those struggling with traumatic experiences. The book positions psychology as a modern approach to diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation in the aftermath of complex geopolitical conflicts. It is an indispensable reference for anyone working with military personnel, offering comprehensive insights into the landscape of PTSD.

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