Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-li
  2. Setting the Scene: General Aspects, Definitions, and Selective Chapters to Illustrate the Breadth of PTSD

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Philippe J. Birmes, Eric Bui
      Pages 3-19
    3. Avram Bukhbinder, Paul E. Schulz
      Pages 21-39
    4. Amie C. Myrick, Bethany L. Brand
      Pages 41-59
    5. Talma Hendler, Roee Admon
      Pages 61-75
    6. Aleksandar A. Jovanović, Bojana D. Dunjić, Srdjan D. Milovanović
      Pages 77-96
    7. Mariana Kneese Flaks, Pedro Fonseca Zuccolo, Francisco Lotufo-Neto
      Pages 97-113
    8. Andrea Phelps, Darryl Wade, David Forbes
      Pages 115-130
    9. Elizabeth S. Lapidow, Adam D. Brown
      Pages 131-146
    10. Courtney L. Slater, Jessica Bordenave, Bret A. Boyer
      Pages 147-162
    11. Scott D. McDonald, Emily L. Gentes, Patrick S. Calhoun
      Pages 163-179
    12. Amy Przeworski, Kimberly Dunbeck
      Pages 193-204
    13. Terri R. Day, Ryan C. W. Hall
      Pages 231-244
    14. Nikolaos P. Daskalakis, Marlon A. McGill, Amy Lehrner, Rachel Yehuda
      Pages 245-260
  3. PTSD in Different Conditions, Groups, and Specific Incidents

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 261-261
    2. Jennifer H. Ryu, Maia S. Kredentser, O. Joseph Bienvenu, Marcus Blouw, Jitender Sareen, Kendiss Olafson
      Pages 263-280
    3. Liesbeth Mevissen, Robert Didden, Ad de Jongh
      Pages 281-299
    4. Lydia Gómez-Pérez, Alicia E. López-Martínez, Gema T. Ruiz-Párraga, Michelle J. N. Teale Sapach
      Pages 333-350
    5. Ioannis Anastasiou, Konstantina Yiannopoulou
      Pages 383-390
    6. Shir Daphna-Tekoah, Rachel Lev-Wiesel, Itzhak Z. Ben-Zion
      Pages 391-407
    7. Melissa A. Polusny, Meredith A. Martyr, Christopher R. Erbes, Paul A. Arbisi, Mark Kramer, Elizabeth Gibson et al.
      Pages 455-487
    8. John C. Moring, Abby E. Blankenship, Jacob M. Williams, Alma Molino, Alan L. Peterson
      Pages 489-503
    9. Carla C. Schubert, Raija-Leena Punamäki
      Pages 505-536
    10. Betty S. Lai, Brooke A. Beaulieu, Constance E. Ogokeh, Ashwini Tiwari, Shannon Self-Brown
      Pages 537-548
    11. Winfried Häuser, Jacob Ablin, Brian Walitt
      Pages 563-577
    12. Marta Tremolada, Sabrina Bonichini, Giuseppe Basso, Marta Pillon
      Pages 579-597
    13. Bethany Ketchen, Pamela Eilender, Ayman Fareed
      Pages 643-668
  4. PTSD in Relation to Behavioral or Psychological Scenarios

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 669-669
    2. Craig J. Bryan
      Pages 671-681
    3. Kim S. Betts, Gail M. Williams, Rosa Alati
      Pages 683-702
    4. Maurizio Pompili, Giovanni Dominici, Alberto Forte, Gloria Giordano, Dorian A. Lamis
      Pages 703-718
    5. Jan Rodenburg, Lieke Heesink, Boris Drožđek
      Pages 739-758
    6. Wilfred R. Pigeon, Michelle Carr
      Pages 759-773
    7. Anka A. Vujanovic, Brett T. Litz, Samantha G. Farris
      Pages 775-790
    8. Laura Bajor, Jeffrey Lucero, Jenny Melguizo, Edwin Raffi, Dana Wang
      Pages 791-801

About this book


This is an all-embracing reference that offers analyses and discussions of contemporary issues in the field of PTSD. The book brings together scientific material from leading experts in the field relating to a wide range of important current topics across disciplines. These include the early identification of PTSD and subsequent treatment, to social and behavioral studies, to biochemical, molecular and genetic research. With more than 125 chapters organized in 12 major sections, this is the most complete single resource on PTSD.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Colin R. Martin
    • 1
  • Victor R. Preedy
    • 2
  • Vinood B. Patel
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Society and HealthBuckinghamshire New UniversityUxbridgeUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.FactyofLifeSci&Med,Diabts&NutrnSciRshDivKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.DepartofBiomedicalSci,SchoolofLifeSciencUniversity of WestminsterLondonUnited Kingdom

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