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Two evidence-based psychosocial treatments are available for trauma-based nightmares. The authors provide a case illustration for each method.
This Special Report on stress and trauma brings together five topics that are neglected in the current literature.
ART can be used in conjunction with other trauma-focused therapies. This article discusses the clinical utility of ART, as well as the research behind it.
Given the severe burden, grave suffering, and lack of remission with standard therapeutics in many patients with PTSD, preliminary data on the role of ECT seems promising.
Although efficacious treatments for PTSD have been established, many individuals remain symptomatic after treatment or never seek empirically supported therapies.
Trauma may be a hidden variable in the lives of older adults, impacting them in ways they may not recognize or be willing to admit.
In addition to psychosocial problems, there is a growing realization that PTSD may also lead to or exacerbate chronic medical health conditions.
This article summarizes literature on post-disaster mental health and describes the public health crisis in Puerto Rico. Special attention is given to highlight higher suicide rates and PTSD that develop in post-disaster areas.
PTSD in late life can result from trauma that occurred much earlier or can follow traumatic events that occurred for the first time in old age.