Disorder- and treatment-specific therapeutic competence scales for posttraumatic stress disorder intervention: development and psychometric properties - Dittmann C, M üller-Engelmann M, Stangier U, Priebe K, Fydrich T, Görg N, Rausch S, Resick PA, Steil R.

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Although the majority of privately insured youth diagnosed with a new episode of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) receive psychotherapy —considered the first-line treatment for pediatric PTSD—treatment gaps remain, according to areport inPsychiatric Services.The report found while about 6% of youth with PTSD were prescribed pharmacotherapy, more than a third received neither psychotherapy nor psychopharmacology.Rene Soria-Saucedo, M.D., Ph.D., of the Boston University School of Public Health and colleagues analyzed data from the MarketScan Commercial Claims and Encounter database for children and adolescent...
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If you’re a frequent reader of blogs like this, I bet you tend to be hard on yourself. You’re self-critical, self-conscious and struggle with the feeling something’s wrong with you. Maybe you grew up with narcissistic parents, dysfunctional relationships or are currently grappling with a difficult diagnosis. This week as you read about the impact it’s had, you’ll find what you really need here: support, validation and the realization that you can recover. Narcissism in Mothers – The Reality of the Classic Villainess (The Exhausted Woman) – This is what being raised by a narcissisti...
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Publication date: July 2018Source: The Arts in Psychotherapy, Volume 59Author(s): Lori F. Gooding, Bethany TrainorAbstractParents of infants hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) often face a variety of emotional and practical challenges that can lead to post-traumatic stress symptoms, acute stress disorder, or posttraumatic stress disorder. Music therapy has consistently shown benefits for infants, parents, and caregivers, but limited information exists on how music therapists specifically address parents’ needs. The purpose of this study was to explore American music therapists’ experiences ...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Publication date: June 2018Source: The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 5, Issue 6Author(s): Andrea Cipriani, Philip J Cowen
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This study aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)-assisted psychotherapy for treating chronic PTSD in this population.MethodsWe did a randomised, double-blind, dose-response, phase 2 trial at an outpatient psychiatric clinic in the USA. We included service personnel who were 18 years or older, with chronic PTSD duration of 6 months or more, and who had a Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS-IV) total score of 50 or greater. Using a web-based randomisation system, we randomly assigned participants (1:1:2) to three different dose groups of MDMA plus psychotherapy: 30 mg (active...
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Publication date: April–June 2018Source: Revista de Psiquiatría y Salud Mental (English Edition), Volume 11, Issue 2Author(s): Patricia Novo Navarro, Ramón Landin-Romero, Rocio Guardiola-Wanden-Berghe, Ana Moreno-Alcázar, Alicia Valiente-Gómez, Walter Lupo, Francisca García, Isabel Fernández, Víctor Pérez, Benedikt L. AmannAbstractEye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a relatively new psychotherapy that has gradually gained popularity for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. In the present work, the standardised EMDR protocol is int...
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Publication date: Available online 18 May 2018Source: Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological PsychiatryAuthor(s): Jessica R.M. Goodnight, Katie A. Ragsdale, Sheila A.M. Rauch, Barbara O. RothbaumAbstractPosttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often a clinically complex disorder, frequently presenting with comorbid clinical conditions. Individuals with PTSD may also present with high-risk symptoms such as substance misuse and suicidal ideation. The clinical complexity of PTSD has precluded some clinicians from providing gold-standard trauma-focused treatment due to concern of iatrogenic effects. However, eviden...
Source: Progress in Neuro Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: July 2018Source: The Arts in Psychotherapy, Volume 59Author(s): Lori F. Gooding, Bethany TrainorAbstractParents of infants hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) often face a variety of emotional and practical challenges that can lead to post-traumatic stress symptoms, acute stress disorder, or posttraumatic stress disorder. Music therapy has consistently shown benefits for infants, parents, and caregivers, but limited information exists on how music therapists specifically address parents’ needs. The purpose of this study was to explore American music therapists’ experiences ...
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Publication date: June 2018Source: The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 5, Issue 6Author(s): Andrea Cipriani, Philip J Cowen
Source: The Lancet Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
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