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Vol 4, No 3 (2007)
Review paper
Published online: 2007-06-11
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Post-traumatic stress disorder - understanding and treatment

Aleksandra Cebella, Izabela Łucka
Psychiatria 2007;4(3):128-136.

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Vol 4, No 3 (2007)
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Published online: 2007-06-11

Abstract

The main purpose of medical and psychological action includes diagnosing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and distinguishing this syndrome from other mental disorders. Treatment of PTSD includes both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. Specific psychological and pharmacological interventions is aimed on changed human mental functioning present even many years after the occurrence of the stressor.

Abstract

The main purpose of medical and psychological action includes diagnosing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and distinguishing this syndrome from other mental disorders. Treatment of PTSD includes both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. Specific psychological and pharmacological interventions is aimed on changed human mental functioning present even many years after the occurrence of the stressor.
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Keywords

post-traumatic stress disorder; treatment

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Title

Post-traumatic stress disorder - understanding and treatment

Journal

Psychiatria (Psychiatry)

Issue

Vol 4, No 3 (2007)

Article type

Review paper

Pages

128-136

Published online

2007-06-11

Bibliographic record

Psychiatria 2007;4(3):128-136.

Keywords

post-traumatic stress disorder
treatment

Authors

Aleksandra Cebella
Izabela Łucka

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