United we stand: emotionally focused therapy for couples in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder.

@article{Greenman2012UnitedWS,
  title={United we stand: emotionally focused therapy for couples in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Paul Samuel Greenman and Susan Marie Johnson},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={68 5},
  pages={561-9}
}
We present emotionally focused therapy (EFT) for couples as a viable treatment option for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). We outline the empirical evidence of a link between interpersonal relationships and posttraumatic stress, with an emphasis on social support as a buffer for the development of PTSD symptoms. This leads into a discussion of the… CONTINUE READING