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Expressive writing - writing out the story several times including emotions worked for students and had positive health and behavioural effects.
MAOIs had a positive effect however large side effects.
7.8% of nearly 6000 adults had suffered from PTSD at some point in their lives.
Used narrative exposure therapy with survivors of the Szechan earthquake in China. Had a positive effect on reduction of symptoms, general health, anxiety and depression.
RCT - 33 children with PTSD randomised into either EMDR or waiting list, and then crossover performed. Independent evaluator conducted pre/post tests. Children treated with EMDR sh
More coherent narrative = less likely to suffer from PTSD.
Found PTSD symptoms in those who acted as counsellors after 9/11.
Stress Response Theory - after an initial distress, the individual attempts to assimilate new trauma knowledge and existing schema and this results in an information overload.
Self-help guides for students in Baghdad. Significant reductions in PTSD symptoms, anxiety and depression and higher use of positive coping strategies.
Emotional processingtheory - how we deal with stress is affected by our appraisals of what we do. Negative believes regarding the trauma can reinforce the negative schemata.
Trauma focused treatment was more effective than non-truama focused treatment. TF-CBT was significantly best therapy in reducing symptoms. Stress management therapy was good, but o
PTSD/Trauma is a classically conditioned fear response.
Over 4-5 days, participants wrote stories and then signed them. Less PTSD symptoms in the year follow up.
Tricylic drugs were more effective than placebo in Vietnam veterans.
Beta blockers in 12 Vietnam veterans. Improvements for nightmares, intrusive recollection and impaired sleep but side effects of depression.
Two pathways: verbally and situationally accessible memories.
Neuroleptics were generally inferior to antidepressants.
Right hippocampus is significantly smaller in MRIs of Vietnam combat veterans with PTSD.
Benzodiazepines - patients with MPD and PTSD responded well long term.
No significant difference in hippocampal size 1 week and 6 montsh after trauma. But only 10/37 had PTSD at the 6 months point.
CBT effective for 9/11 survivors in reducing symptoms and depression.
No effect of secondary trauma in children of holocaust survivors.
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