26. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  1. Les Brann1,
  2. Jacky Owens2 and
  3. Ann Williamson3
  1. Geoff Ibbotson

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950905.ch26

The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice

The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice

How to Cite

Ibbotson, G. (2011) Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), in The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice (eds L. Brann, J. Owens and A. Williamson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950905.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Sheffield University, UK

  2. 2

    University College London, UK

  3. 3

    Salford Universities, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683675

Online ISBN: 9781119950905

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Keywords:

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD);
  • ‘combat fatigue’;
  • acute stress disorder;
  • adjustment disorder;
  • psychiatric diagnosis;
  • neurophysiology;
  • past trauma model;
  • imagery for self hypnosis;
  • false memory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Acute Stress Disorder

  • Associated Problems

  • Prevalence of PTSD

  • Neurophysiology

  • Hypnotizability and PTSD

  • Evidence Base for the Use of Hypnosis in PTSD

  • Computer Metaphor

  • Educational Model

  • Past Trauma Model

  • Memories

  • Treatment of PTSD

  • Imagery for Self Hypnosis and Ego Strengthening

  • Dealing with Internal Anger

  • Internal Dialogue

  • Quick Techniques Using Imagery

  • Regression

  • Other Approaches

  • Permission

  • Dissociation

  • Safety Anchor

  • Dealing with the Traumatic Event

  • The Cinema Technique

  • Examples of the Use of the Cinema Technique

  • References