5. Searching for PTSD's Biological Signature

  1. Gerald M. Rosen and
  2. B. Christopher Frueh
  1. Gerald M. Rosen,
  2. Scott O. Lilienfeld and
  3. Scott P. Orr

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269961.ch5

Clinician's Guide to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Clinician's Guide to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

How to Cite

Rosen, G. M., Lilienfeld, S. O. and Orr, S. P. (2010) Searching for PTSD's Biological Signature, 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.ch5

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:

  • nosology;
  • classification system;
  • posttraumatic stress disorder;
  • risk of illness;
  • war neurosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Validating Psychiatric Diagnoses: PTSD as a Case Example

  • The “Cortisol Hypothesis”

  • Neuroanatomy

  • Psychophysiological Reactivity

  • Implications for the Clinician