Principles of Trauma Therapy: A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment 2nd Edition, ISBN-13: 978-1483351247


Principles of Trauma Therapy: A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment 2nd Edition, ISBN-13: 978-1483351247

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  • Publisher: ‎ SAGE Publications, Inc; Second edition (March 26, 2014)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 440 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 9781483351247
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1483351247

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

Table of Contents:

Cover Page
Praise for Principles of Trauma Therapy, 2nd edition
Introduction to the Second Edition, DSM-5 Update
1. What Is Trauma?
2. The Effects of Trauma
3. Assessing Trauma and Posttraumatic Outcomes
4. Central Issues in Trauma Treatment
5. Psychoeducation
6. Distress Reduction and Affect Regulation Training
7. Cognitive Interventions
8. Emotional Processing
9. Increasing Identity and Relational Functioning
10. Mindfulness in Trauma Treatment
11. Treating the Effects of Acute Trauma
12. Psychobiology and Psychopharmacology of Trauma
13. Conclusions
Appendix 1: Initial Trauma Review-3 (ITR-3)
Appendix 2: Mindfulness-based Breath Training (MBBT) Protocol Hand-out
About the Authors

John N. Briere, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, where he consults and teaches in the ER, burn unit, and inpatient psychiatry, and Center Director of the USC Adolescent Trauma Training Center’s National Child Traumatic Stress Network. A past president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, he is recipient of the Robert S. Laufer Memorial Award for Scientific Achievement from ISTSS, and the Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Science of Trauma Psychology from the American Psychological Association’s Division 56, and has been designated Highly Cited Researcher (Behavioral Sciences) by the Institute for Scientific Information. He is author of a number of books, articles, and psychological tests in the areas of trauma and interpersonal violence, and has a long-standing interest in the clinical applications of meditation, mindfulness, and compassion. His website is

Catherine Scott, MD, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. Her educational background includes Harvard College, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and psychiatric residency training at Cornell and USC. She was formerly Medical Director of the Psychological Trauma Program at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, and the Associate Medical Director of the Psychiatric Emergency Service at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, where she taught and supervised resident physicians and medical students in the assessment and treatment of trauma-related disorders arising from sexual and physical violence, torture, child abuse, and other forms of interpersonal violence. Although continuing to teach, Dr. Scott stepped down from administrative duties in order to pursue writing and research projects. Her clinical and research interests include human rights, women’s issues, and the remediation of sexual violence and its effects.

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