Feasibility of brief intensive exposure therapy for PTSD patients with childhood sexual abuse: a brief clinical report

@inproceedings{Hendriks2010FeasibilityOB,
  title={Feasibility of brief intensive exposure therapy for PTSD patients with childhood sexual abuse: a brief clinical report},
  author={Lotte Hendriks and Rianne A. de Kleine and Mirjam van Rees and Carlijn Bult and M Verhagen},
  booktitle={European journal of psychotraumatology},
  year={2010}
}
Despite the strong empirical support for the effectiveness of exposure-based treatments in ameliorating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), improvement of treatment is wanted given relatively high dropout rates and challenges of treating patients with high comorbidity and treatment-interfering stressors. The purpose of the current paper is to introduce an intensive exposure treatment program, illustrated by four case descriptions of PTSD patients, who suffered multiple (sexual) traumas in… CONTINUE READING