How understanding the neurobiology of complex post-traumatic stress disorder can inform clinical practice: a social cognitive and affective neuroscience approach.

@article{Lanius2011HowUT,
  title={How understanding the neurobiology of complex post-traumatic stress disorder can inform clinical practice: a social cognitive and affective neuroscience approach.},
  author={Ruth A. Lanius and Robyn L. Bluhm and Paul A. Frewen},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 5},
  pages={331-48}
}
OBJECTIVE In this review, we examine the relevance of the social cognitive and affective neuroscience (SCAN) paradigm for an understanding of the psychology and neurobiology of complex post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and its effective treatment. METHOD The relevant literature pertaining to SCAN and PTSD was reviewed. RESULTS We suggest that SCAN… CONTINUE READING