Gender and PTSD / edited by Rachel Kimerling, Paige Ouimette, Jessica Wolfe.

Publisher's description: Current research and clinical observations suggest pronounced gender-based differences in the ways people respond to traumatic events. Most notably, women evidence twice the rate of PTSD as men following traumatic exposure. This important volume brings together leading...

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Other Authors: Kimerling, Rachel., Ouimette, Paige., Wolfe, Jessica, 1950-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Guilford Press, ©2002.
Table of Contents:
  • Etiology.
  • The epidemiology of sex differences in PTSD across developmental, societal, and research contexts /
  • Fran H. Norris, Jennifer D. Foster, and Deborah L. Weisshaar.
  • Gender issues in the neurobiology of PTSD /
  • Ann M. Rasmusson and Matthew J. Friedman.
  • Gender and PTSD : a cognitive model /
  • David F. Tolin and Edna B. Foa.
  • The intersection of gender and betrayal in trauma /
  • Anne P. DePrince and Jennifer J. Freyd
  • Assessment and diagnosis.
  • Differential diagnosis of PTSD in women /
  • Marylene Cloitre [and others].
  • Gender considerations in the psychometric assessment of PTSD /
  • Karen Cusack, Sherry Falsetti, and Michael de Arellano.
  • Gender and psychophysiology of PTSD /
  • Jessica M. Peirce [and others]
  • Comorbidity.
  • Gender issues in PTSD with comorbid mental health disorders /
  • Susan M. Orsillo, Sheela Raja, and Charity Hammond.
  • Gender and the comorbidity of PTSD with substance use disorders /
  • Sherry H. Stewart, Paige Ouimette, and Pamela J. Brown.
  • PTSD and medical comorbidity /
  • Rachel Kimerling [and others]
  • Treatment.
  • Gender and PTSD treatment : efficacy and effectiveness /
  • Dana Cason, Anouk Grubaugh, and Patricia Resick.
  • Gender and the psychopharmacological treatment of PTSD /
  • Kathleen T. Brady and Sudie E. Back.
  • Gender, trauma themes, and PTSD : narratives of male and female survivors /
  • Elizabeth D. Krause, Ruth R. DeRosa, and Susan Roth.
  • Gender issues in couple and family therapy following traumatic stress /
  • Christina A. Byrne and David S. Riggs
  • Research and policy.
  • Gender differences in stress, trauma, and PTSD research : application of two quantitative methods /
  • Lynda A. King, Holly K. Orcutt, and Daniel W. King.
  • Mental health policy and women with PTSD /
  • Mary C. Blehar, Bruce Cuthbert, and Kathryn M. Magruder.