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Free Sample Chapter from Handbook of PTSD: Science and Practice, Second Edition

Widely regarded as the definitive reference, this handbook brings together foremost authorities on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Diagnostic and conceptual issues are reviewed in depth. The volume examines the causes and mechanisms of PTSD on multiple levels, from psychological processes to genes and neurobiology. Risk and resilience processes are addressed across development and in specific populations. Contributors describe evidence-based assessment and treatment approaches as well as promising emerging interventions. The integrative concluding chapter identifies key unanswered questions with important implications for science and practice.

 

The new edition of Handbook of PTSD: Science and Practice reflects major research advances and includes a wealth of new material. In this excerpt, editors Matthew J. Friedman, Terence M. Keane, and Patricia A. Resick provide a brief summary of the revisions to PTSD diagnostic criteria found in DSM-5.

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