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Staff Perspective: When There’s “No Time” for PTSD Treatment

Diana Dolan, Ph.D., CBSM

After a recent case conference discussion with clinical psychology interns about treatment options to offer patients when the window for treatment is abbreviated, I decided to consult with my colleagues about their opinions , and summarize my findings along with my own opinion.  One thing we all agreed on-for a provider, there should be no such thing as "no time" window available for PTSD treatment.

Research Update: Feb. 6, 2014

The CDP's weekly research update contains the latest news, journal articles and useful links from around the web. Some of this week's topics include:

  • Sleep problems, posttraumatic stress, and mood disorders among active-duty service members.
  • Cognitive Emotion Regulation and Written Exposure Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
  • Who is predisposed to insomnia: A review of familial aggregation, stress-reactivity, personality and coping style.

Staff Voices: To PE or CPT…that is the question

As I work with clinicians who are trained in evidence-based treatments for PTSD, one query is raised repeatedly…Should I use Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) or Prolonged Exposure (PE) to treat patient X?

PTSD is one of the signature disorders of the OIF/OEF conflict. PTSD is characterized by symptoms of re-experiencing, avoidance/numbing and hyperarousal. As many as 20% of the US service members returning from Iraq or Afghanistan since 2001 may have PTSD (www.iom.edu/militaryptsd). We may safely assume that a significant number of veterans from the current conflict and other eras will need effective treatment to alleviate PTSD symptoms. Let’s review…

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