Treating the Trauma of Rape

Treating the Trauma of Rape

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After reviewing the relevant treatment literature, the authors detail how to assess and treat PTSD using a cognitive-behavioral approach. Co mplete instructions are given for planning treatment, as well as for i ntroducing the patient to the various interventions. Nine exposure and stress management techniques are then detailed, including imaginal ex posure (trauma reliving), in vivo exposure, relaxation training, thoug ht-stopping, cognitive restructuring, covert modeling, and role-playin g. Enhancing the books clinical utility are numerous case examples il lustrating how to implement the techniques, as well as explanations of how to cope with common problems and complications in treatment. The final chapter presents detailed outlines of three suggested treatment programs.Do you remember what it was like for you when you were first learning to ride a bike or drive a stick-shift car? It was difficult to ... These are signs that your body is beginning to relax and your muscles are loosening up. It is also important thatanbsp;...

Title:Treating the Trauma of Rape
Author:Edna B. Foa, Barbara Olasov Rothbaum
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2001-01


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