A new technique for treating post-traumatic stress disorder.

@article{Muss1991ANT,
  title={A new technique for treating post-traumatic stress disorder.},
  author={D. Muss},
  journal={The British journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1991},
  volume={30 ( Pt 1)},
  pages={
          91-2
        }
}
  • D. Muss
  • Published 1991
  • Medicine
  • The British journal of clinical psychology
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are notoriously difficult to treat. The need for a simple, easily reproducible technique, that could inactivate the repetitive intrusive imagery of the traumatic event, prompted the trial of a technique originally devised for phobias. Nineteen members of the West Midlands Police Force, who qualified as PTSD sufferers, were offered the 're-wind' technique. On average only three therapeutic sessions were required per patient. During a two-year follow… Expand
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