Jeffrey W Katzman

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Over four years ago, Cisco published a strategy for developing and implementing reusable learning objects (RLOs) and their associated structure and assets. These learning objects are based on a single learning or performance objective, and they are built from a collection of static or interactive content and practice activities. The components of a learning(More)
This study tested a family-based skills-building intervention in veterans with chronic combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Veterans and a family member were randomly assigned to 1 of 3 conditions: (a) waiting list, (b) 18 sessions of twice-weekly exposure therapy, or (c) 18 sessions of twice-weekly exposure therapy followed by 16 sessions(More)
Severe interpersonal problems are common in veterans with combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and their families. The authors first detail the rationale and use of behaviorally based family therapy to help reduce avoidance and withdrawal symptoms of PTSD and improve the active coping capacities of both veterans and their loved ones, then(More)
Attachment organization in a combat-related PTSD sample was investigated and compared with previously published clinical and non-clinical samples. The association between insecure attachment and unresolved mourning classification (U-loss) and between U-loss and PTSD symptoms was investigated. Vietnam combat veterans diagnosed with PTSD and in treatment (N =(More)
Attachment representation has been linked to psychopathology and suicidality. Possible links between attachment representations and suicidal ideation in a PTSD sample were examined. Vietnam combat veterans in treatment for PTSD (N = 48) were assessed for PTSD severity, attachment representation and current and lifetime suicidality. Contrary to expectation(More)
The assessment of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) relies upon self-reported symptoms and the need for indicators of valid reporting is critical. The Trauma Symptom Inventory (TSI) is a testing instrument specific to PTSD which includes validity scales. In a pilot study examining the use of the TSI with combat veterans, 50 male veterans(More)
The teaching of psychodynamic psychotherapy is a critical component of psychiatric residency training programs. The authors argue that encouraging our residents to become active while providing psychodynamic psychotherapy is a skill that can be taught. By helping residents to understand how to actively help patients focus on their internal world, identify(More)