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The Resource Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder : an assessment of the evidence, Committee on Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder : an assessment of the evidence, Committee on Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Label
Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder : an assessment of the evidence
Title
Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder
Title remainder
an assessment of the evidence
Statement of responsibility
Committee on Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Prior to the military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, wars and conflicts have been characterized by such injuries as infectious diseases and catastrophic gunshot wounds. However, the signature injuries sustained by United States military personnel in these most recent conflicts are blast wounds and the psychiatric consequences to combat, particularly posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which affects an estimated 13 to 20 percent of U.S. service members who have fought in Iraq or Afghanistan since 2001. PTSD is triggered by a specific traumatic event - including combat - which leads to symptoms such as persistent re-experiencing of the event; emotional numbing or avoidance of thoughts, feelings, conversations, or places associated with the trauma; and hyperarousal, such as exaggerated startle responses or difficulty concentrating. As the U.S. reduces its military involvement in the Middle East, the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) anticipate that increasing numbers of returning veterans will need PTSD services. As a result, Congress asked the DoD, in consultation with the VA, to sponsor an IOM study to assess both departments' PTSD treatment programs and services. Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Military and Veteran Populations: Initial Assessment is the first of two mandated reports examines some of the available programs to prevent, diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate those who have PTSD and encourages further research that can help to improve PTSD care."--Publisher's description
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
616.8521 22 22 22 22
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC552.P67
LC item number
I57 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WM 170
NLM item number
T78497 2008
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/organizationName
Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Soldiers
  • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
  • Adaption, Psychologica
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Soldiers
  • United States
  • Posttraumatische stressstoornis
  • Behandeling
  • Veteranen
  • Verenigde Staten
Label
Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder : an assessment of the evidence, Committee on Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction -- Methods -- Evidence and conclusions : pharmacotherapy -- Evidence and conclusions : psychotherapy -- Issues in PTSD treatment research
  • Appendices : PTSD psychological interventions -- Search strategy -- Measures used in the assessment of posttraumatic stress disorder -- Analysis and interpretation of studies with missing data -- Acronyms -- Agenda for public meeting held by the Committee on Treatment of PTSD -- Committee member biographies -- Minority opinion of Dr. Thomas Mellman
Control code
290600908
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 212 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309109277
Lccn
2009280805
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)290600908
Label
Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder : an assessment of the evidence, Committee on Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction -- Methods -- Evidence and conclusions : pharmacotherapy -- Evidence and conclusions : psychotherapy -- Issues in PTSD treatment research
  • Appendices : PTSD psychological interventions -- Search strategy -- Measures used in the assessment of posttraumatic stress disorder -- Analysis and interpretation of studies with missing data -- Acronyms -- Agenda for public meeting held by the Committee on Treatment of PTSD -- Committee member biographies -- Minority opinion of Dr. Thomas Mellman
Control code
290600908
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 212 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309109277
Lccn
2009280805
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)290600908

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