Pharmacotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: empirical review and clinical recommendations.

  title={Pharmacotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder: empirical review and clinical recommendations.},
  author={John A Cooper and Jessica Carty and Mark Creamer},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  volume={39 8},
OBJECTIVE Growing awareness of the psychological effects of trauma has emphasized the need for clinicians across a range of practice settings to be aware of evidence-based treatment options for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The purpose of this article is to review the available empirical data on pharmacological approaches to PTSD and to provide recommendations for clinical practice. METHOD Although a comprehensive search of PsychInfo and Medline databases revealed a multitude of case… CONTINUE READING


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