5a. Commentaries

  1. Dan J. Stein MD, PhD6,7,
  2. Matthew J. Friedman MD8,9 and
  3. Carlos Blanco MD, PhD10
  1. Lucy Berliner1,
  2. Rafael Kichic2,
  3. Mildred Vera3,
  4. María L. Reyes-Rabanillo4 and
  5. Karina Lovell5

Published Online: 15 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119998471.ch5a

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

How to Cite

Berliner, L., Kichic, R., Vera, M., Reyes-Rabanillo, M. L. and Lovell, K. (2011) Commentaries, in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (eds D. J. Stein, M. J. Friedman and C. Blanco), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119998471.ch5a

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

  2. 7

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

  3. 8

    Department of Psychiatry and of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Dartmouth Medical School, USA

  4. 9

    National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Hanover, NH, USA

  5. 10

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Harborview Center for Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

  2. 2

    Anxiety Clinic, Institute of Cognitive Neurology (INECO) and Institute of Neurosciences, Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  3. 3

    Department of Health Services Administration, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

  4. 4

    Psychiatry Service, Veterans Affairs Caribbean Healthcare System, San Juan, Puerto Rico

  5. 5

    The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 29 JUL 2011

Book Series:

  1. World Psychiatric Association Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Helen Herrman

Series Editor Information

  1. WPA Secretary for Publications, University of Melbourne, Australia

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470688977

Online ISBN: 9781119998471



  • commentaries, psychological interventions for PTSD in children - and psychotherapy;
  • trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapies (CBTs) - support, reducing PTSD in children and adults;
  • systematic reviews, and trauma-focused CBT - effective for childhood PTSD;
  • exposure-based CBT, treatment of Hispanics with PTSD - trauma-focused treatments across lifespan;
  • Hispanic community, and advances in treatment of PTSD - exposure-based CBT with Puerto Rican veterans;
  • evidence-based psychological interventions for PTSD - trauma-focused psychological interventions for PTSD;
  • Richard Bryant and ‘Psychological Interventions for Trauma Exposure and PTSD’ - cognitive-therapy aspects of treatment;
  • Bryant, and combination of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy - in PTSD treatment


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Psychological Interventions for PTSD in Children

  • Challenges in the Dissemination and Implementation of Exposure-Based CBT for the Treatment of Hispanics with PTSD

  • What Else Do We Need to Know about Evidence-Based Psychological Interventions for PTSD?

  • Another Perspective on Exposure Therapy for PTSD