Management of Post-Traumatic Nightmares: a Review of Pharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Treatments Since 2013

@article{Waltman2018ManagementOP,
  title={Management of Post-Traumatic Nightmares: a Review of Pharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Treatments Since 2013},
  author={Scott H. Waltman and D. Shearer and B. Moore},
  journal={Current Psychiatry Reports},
  year={2018},
  volume={20},
  pages={1-10}
}
  • Scott H. Waltman, D. Shearer, B. Moore
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Current Psychiatry Reports
  • Purpose of ReviewPost-traumatic nightmares (PTN) are a common and enduring problem for individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other clinical presentations. PTN cause significant distress, are associated with large costs, and are an independent risk factor for suicide. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options for PTN exist. A previous review in this journal demonstrated that Prazosin, an alpha blocker, was a preferred pharmacological treatment for PTN and… CONTINUE READING
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