Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Scientific and Professional Dimensions

Julian D Ford; Damion J Grasso; Jon D Elhai
Elsevier Science

This comprehensive overview of research and clinical practice in PTSD includes new insights into assessment with regard to DSM-5 and ICD-11, discussion of ongoing controversies in the field as to what constitutes safe and effective care, and new research as to assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of PTSD. The second edition includes new coverage of the neurobiology of PTSD, PTSD in special populations, and forensic issues relating to PTSD. Synthesizes research and clinical developments on PTSDHighlights key controversies, issues, and developments in the fieldProvides case studies for better understanding of clinical careEncompasses DSM-5 and ICD-11 major revisions to PTSD symptomsIncludes new coverage of neurobiology and genetics of PTSDIncludes advances in prevention and treatment of PTSDIncludes new coverage of forensic issues related to PTSD