Stanley D. Rosenberg, PhD


Integrating Psychosocial Treatment for PTSD and Severe Mental Illness

June 01, 2007

Patients with severe mental illness (SMI), such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression, are more likely to have experienced trauma in childhood, adolescence, and throughout their adult lives than the general population. This high exposure to traumatic events such as physical and sexual abuse and assault takes a heavy toll.