exposure therapy

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a form of behavior therapy in which a survivor confronts feelings or phobias or anxieties about a traumatic event and relives it in the therapy situation

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Another treatment designed to address co-morbid PTSD and SUDS that incorporates an exposure therapy component is Substance Dependence PTSD Therapy (Triffleman et al.
of the Human Interface Technology Laboratory at the University of Washington - Seattle, to develop battlefield simulations for use in PTSD exposure therapy.
Disseminating evidence-based treatments within systems and across countries: Lessons learned from prolonged exposure therapy.
and colleagues from the Universite du Quebec en Outaouais studied the effectiveness of using modified commercial computer games to elicit the levels of anxiety needed for phobia exposure therapy.
As a result of the exposure therapy, the man, a 30-year Marine veteran, resumed a task he once loved: speaking to Marine recruits at Camp Pendleton.
professor of psychiatry at Emory University, Atlanta, discussed the application of D-cycloserine (DCS) to exposure therapy for fear-related conditions at the congress.
VRET uses a new medium to deliver exposure therapy, one of the most evidence-based methods of treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder," said Rothbaum.
TORONTO -- Prolonged exposure therapy appears to significantly reduce symptom severity in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder associated with combat or terrorist attacks, according to an Israeli study presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
Empirical evidence supports cognitive-behavioral interventions for the treatment Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), with exposure therapy typically being the most frequently utilized.
The studies include a 1997 investigation of exposure therapy in women with flying phobia, which evaluated the acute and long-term effects of alprazolam.
Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy was studied by the Department of Defense and has over a decade of clinical research and efficacy data.
He added: "It could be that torture survivors who don't do well with standard therapies have head-injury-based cognitive deficits that interfere with standard approaches like behavioural or exposure therapy.
TORONTO -- Not only is prolonged exposure therapy effective in treating posttraumatic stress disorder, it appears to be easily and successfully transposed to community clinics, Elizabeth Hembree, Ph.
Perhaps this disconnect exists because CBT and exposure therapy are more challenging for psychiatrists and other clinicians than we realize.