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Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for PTSD

  • Elizabeth A. Meadows
  • Edna B. Foa
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Part of the Springer Series on Stress and Coping book series (SSSO)

Abstract

Cognitive behavioral therapies encompass a range of procedures, a number of which have been found efficacious in treating PTSD. These include variations of exposure, cognitive restructuring, and anxiety management training, as well as combinations of methods. In this chapter, we review the cognitive behavioral treatments that have been studied in PTSD populations and describe the theories underlying the treatments and the research literature examining their efficacy.

Keywords

Ptsd Symptom Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Cognitive Restructuring Exposure Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elizabeth A. Meadows
    • 1
  • Edna B. Foa
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyCentral Michigan UniversityMt. PleasantUSA
  2. 2.Center for the Treatment and Study of AnxietyUniversity of Pennsylvania Health SystemPhiladelphiaUSA

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