Cognitive-behavioral Theory and Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Published in: Efficacy and Cost Effectiveness of Psychotherapy / edited by David Spiegel. (Washington, D.C. : American Psychiatric Press, 1999, chapt. 2, p. 23-61.)

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 1998

by Edna B. Foa, Lisa H. Jaycox

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The authors discussed psychological theories of trauma and presented a theory, emotional processing theory, which attempts to explain why some trauma victims recover and others develop chronic psychopathology.

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