Principles of Trauma Therapy
A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment ( DSM-5 Update)
- John N. Briere - University of Southern California, USA
- Catherine Scott - University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles
March 2014 | 440 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Thoroughly updated with DSM-5 content throughout, Principles of Trauma Therapy, Second Edition: DSM-5 Update is both comprehensive in scope and highly practical in application. This popular text provides a creative synthesis of cognitive-behavioral, relational, affect regulation, mindfulness, and psychopharmacologic approaches to the "real world" treatment of acute and chronic posttraumatic states. Grounded in empirically-supported trauma treatment techniques and adapted to the complexities of actual clinical practice, this book is a hands-on resource for front-line clinicians, those in private practice, and graduate students of public mental health.
Part I: Trauma, Effects, and Assessment
Chapter 1: What Is Trauma?
Chapter 2: The Effects of Trauma
Chapter 3: Assessing Trauma and Posttraumatic Outcomes
Part II: Clinical Interventions
Chapter 4: Central Issues in Trauma Treatment
Chapter 5: Psychoeducation
Chapter 6: Distress Reduction and Affect Regulation Training
Chapter 7: Cognitive Interventions
Chapter 8: Emotional Processing
Chapter 9: Increasing Identity and Relational Functioning
Chapter 10: Mindfulness in Trauma Treatment
Chapter 11: Treating the Effects of Acute Trauma
Chapter 12: Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology of Trauma
Chapter 13: Conclusions
This text is thorough, detailed and extremely knowledgeable about the trauma response, and trauma treatment. It is also relatively atheoretical, so it is perfect for a general education on the nature of trauma. It's very readable as well.
Education & Psychology Dept, Pepperdine University
September 27, 2019