Neuropsychology of PTSD

Biological, Cognitive, and Clinical Perspectives

Edited by Jennifer J. Vasterling and Chris R. Brewin

May 20, 2005
ISBN 9781593851736
Price: $69.00
337 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"

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I. Background and Context

1. Epidemiological and Methodological Issues in Neuropsychological Research on PTSD, Lisa M. Duke and Jennifer J. Vasterling

II. Biological Perspectives

2. Neurobiological and Neurocognitive Alterations in PTSD: A Focus on Norepinephrine, Serotonin, and the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis, Steven M. Southwick, Ann Rasmusson, Jill Barron, and Amy Arnsten

3. Structural and Functional Anatomy of PTSD: Findings from Neuroimaging Research, Lisa M. Shin, Scott L. Rauch, and Roger K. Pitman

4. Electrophysiology of PTSD, Linda J. Metzger, Mark W. Gilbertson, and Scott P. Orr

III. Cognitive and Information-Processing Perspectives

5. Information-Processing Biases in PTSD, Joseph I. Constans

6. Encoding and Retrieval of Traumatic Memories, Chris R. Brewin

IV. Developmental and Population-Specific Perspectives

7. Early Trauma Exposure and the Brain, Michael D. De Bellis, Stephen R. Hooper, and Jennifer L. Sapia

8. Neuropsychological Findings in Adults with PTSD, Jennifer J. Vasterling and Kevin Brailey

9. Learning and Memory in Aging Trauma Survivors with PTSD, Rachel Yehuda, Karina Stavitsky, Lisa Tischler, Julia A. Golier, and Philip D. Harvey

10. PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury, Allison G. Harvey, Michael D. Kopelman, and Chris R. Brewin

V. Clinical Applications

11. Clinical Neuropsychological Evaluation, Jennifer J. Vasterling and Jennifer S. Kleiner

12. Implications for Psychological Intervention, Chris R. Brewin

13. Pharmacological Approaches to Cognitive Deficits Associated with PTSD, Matthew J. Friedman