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Vol 4, No 1 (2007)
Review paper
Published online: 2007-02-20
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Post-traumatic stress disorder - evolution of the concept and therapeutic approaches

Anna Holiczer, Maria Gałuszko, Wiesław Jerzy Cubała
Psychiatria 2007;4(1):25-32.

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Vol 4, No 1 (2007)
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Published online: 2007-02-20

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to depict the development of the concept of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in its historical and contemporary scope. The article presents the review of the current etiological models for PTSD and discusses the epidemiological issues concerning the one. The scope of therapeutic approaches is also included and covers both pharmacological approaches as well as psychotherapeutic ones. The paper also briefly discusses the comparative efficacy of the discussed therapeutic approaches in PTSD.

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to depict the development of the concept of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in its historical and contemporary scope. The article presents the review of the current etiological models for PTSD and discusses the epidemiological issues concerning the one. The scope of therapeutic approaches is also included and covers both pharmacological approaches as well as psychotherapeutic ones. The paper also briefly discusses the comparative efficacy of the discussed therapeutic approaches in PTSD.
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Keywords

post-traumatic stress disorder; pharmacotherapy; psychotherapy

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Title

Post-traumatic stress disorder - evolution of the concept and therapeutic approaches

Journal

Psychiatria (Psychiatry)

Issue

Vol 4, No 1 (2007)

Article type

Review paper

Pages

25-32

Published online

2007-02-20

Bibliographic record

Psychiatria 2007;4(1):25-32.

Keywords

post-traumatic stress disorder
pharmacotherapy
psychotherapy

Authors

Anna Holiczer
Maria Gałuszko
Wiesław Jerzy Cubała

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