ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

Arman Jafaripour
Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Kerman, Iran


  • Review Article   
    The Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Patients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    Author(s): Mohammad Saleh Shokouhi Qara Saadlou, Firoozeh Abolhasani Zadeh, Arman Jafaripour, Saeid Motevalli and Motahhareh Isarizadeh*

    Most people who experience trauma like terrorism, war, natural disasters, physical/sexual abuse, emerging diseases, road accidents, and migration would suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD is a psychological result of an event or a stressful situation with a threatening/disastrous nature which can be a comorbid condition with behavioral disorders, physical problems, and other psychological maladaptive conditions like depression. PTSD treatment by medication interventions, e.g. antidepressants, anticoagulants, Beta-adrenergic antagonists, and opioid drugs have led to discouraging results. Hence, a wide range of psychotherapies like Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment (CBT) has been used in managing PTSD. As a psychosocial intervention, CBT emphasizes changing behaviors and cognitive deviances (i.e. thoughts, beliefs, attitudes), improving emotional regulation, as well as .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.3371/CSRP. SMFZ.012422

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