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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Latest Assessment and Treatment Strategies

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About the Course:

Considered by some as the most compact, user-friendly book on PTSD ever written. Information on diagnosis and treatment is at one’s fingertips with nutshells of wisdom and clinical insights. Easy to find targeted topics with great descriptions of proven psychological and medical treatments.

Note: While we feel this course’s material is an excellent book, it dates from 2000. This course will be available until September 1st, 2011. For more recent courses on PTSD, use the Search function under the courses tab, and enter ptsd in the search field.

This course is based on the book, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Latest Assessment and Treatment Strategies created by Friedman, J. Matthew, M.D. Ph.D.

Course Material Author

Friedman, J. Matthew, M.D. Ph.D.
Dr. Friedman, Executive Director of the Veterans Administration National Center for PTSD has also served as President of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and spokesperson on PTSD for the National Institute of Mental Health. Over the course of 30 years he has authored 120 scientific articles and numerous reports to Congress. Additionally, he is editor of four books on PTSD including Core Treatments for the Treatment of PTSD.

Friedman, J. Matthew, M.D. Ph.D. authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. to increase understanding of the criteria and tools used to diagnosis PTSD
  2. to increase understanding of psychological treatments for PTSD
  3. to increase understanding of medical treatment for PTSD

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Course Retired
Course Number 4185
4 CE credit hours
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