A Critical Analysis of Approaches to Targeted PTSD Prevention

  title={A Critical Analysis of Approaches to Targeted PTSD Prevention},
  author={M. Feldner and C. Monson and M. Friedman},
  journal={Behavior Modification},
  pages={116 - 80}
  • M. Feldner, C. Monson, M. Friedman
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Behavior Modification
  • Although efforts to prevent posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have met with relatively limited success, theoretically driven preventive approaches with promising efficacy are emerging. The current article critically reviews investigations of PTSD prevention programs that target persons at risk for being exposed to a traumatic event or who have been exposed to a traumatic event. This review uniquely extends prior reviews in this area by using theories of PTSD to suggest future directions in… CONTINUE READING
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