CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE CURRENT TREATMENT GUIDELINES FOR COMPLEX PTSD IN ADULTS

@article{Jongh2016CRITICALAO,
  title={CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE CURRENT TREATMENT GUIDELINES FOR COMPLEX PTSD IN ADULTS},
  author={Adriaan D de Jongh and Patricia A. Resick and Lori A Zoellner and Agnes van Minnen and Christopher W. Lee and Candice M Monson and Edna B. Foa and Kathleen Wheeler and Erik ten Broeke and Norah C Feeny and Sheila A.M. Rauch and Kathleen M. Chard and Kim T. Mueser and Denise M. Sloan and Mark van der Gaag and Barbara O. Rothbaum and Frank Neuner and Carlijn de Roos and Lieve Hehenkamp and Rita Rosner and Iva A E Bicanic},
  journal={Depression and Anxiety},
  year={2016},
  volume={33}
}
According to current treatment guidelines for Complex PTSD (cPTSD), psychotherapy for adults with cPTSD should start with a “stabilization phase.” This phase, focusing on teaching self‐regulation strategies, was designed to ensure that an individual would be better able to tolerate trauma‐focused treatment. The purpose of this paper is to critically evaluate the research underlying these treatment guidelines for cPTSD, and to specifically address the question as to whether a phase‐based… 

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