1. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and General Stress Studies

  1. Gerald M. Rosen and
  2. B. Christopher Frueh
  1. Gerald M. Rosen,
  2. B. Christopher Frueh,
  3. Jon D. Elhai,
  4. Anouk L. Grubaugh and
  5. Julian D. Ford

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269961.ch1

Clinician's Guide to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Clinician's Guide to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

How to Cite

Rosen, G. M., Frueh, B. C., Elhai, J. D., Grubaugh, A. L. and Ford, J. D. (2010) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and General Stress Studies, in Clinician's Guide to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (eds G. M. Rosen and B. C. Frueh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269961.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470450956

Online ISBN: 9781118269961

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Keywords:

  • posttraumatic stress disorder;
  • america's veterans;
  • clinicians;
  • posttraumatic morbidity;
  • homeostatic mechanisms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical and Societal Perspectives

  • Epidemiology of Traumatic Events and Posttraumatic Symptoms

  • Theories Underlying the PTSD Diagnosis

  • Issues and Controversies

  • PTSD, Stress Studies, and the Need for Evidence-Based Practice