CBT for PTSD: Summary


Associate Vice-Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Emory Healthcare Veterans Program
Director, Emory Trauma and Anxiety Recovery Program
Paul A. Janssen Chair in Neuropsychopharmacology

Key Points

  1. Prolonged exposure therapy (PE) is a specific protocol for PTSD that has been found effective across trauma populations.
  2. PTSD can be conceptualized as a disorder of extinction.
  3. PE aims to decrease distress associated with the trauma reminders and change trauma-related cognitions.

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