Psychobiology of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder A Decade of Progress

ISBN-10: 1573316199

ISBN-13: 9781573316194

Edition: 2006

Authors: Rachel Yehuda
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Description: Since the New York Academy of Sciences sponsored its 1996 conference, Psychobiology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), in New York City, there have been major research advances in the understanding and treatment of this disorder. Most of the biologic findings presented at the 1996 conference in extremely preliminary form have withstood the test of time and replication, and almost without exception the researchers who presented at the previous conference are still active researchers in the field of PTSD. The field has undergone a dramatic improvement in the quality of findings -- issues that appeared to be relatively simple ten years ago with only limited data available are now far more complex. However, strategies for examining the psychobiology of PTSD have allowed the field to keep pace with these complexities. This volume integrates basic science and clinical research, so that both bench researchers and clinicians can develop a comprehensive understanding of recent progress in post-traumatic stress research, including its molecular biology, pathophysiology, neurology, epidemiology, clinical care, and psychosocial management. NOTE: Annals volumes are available for sale as individual books or as a journal. For information on institutional journal subscriptions, please visit www.blackwellpublishing.com/nyas. ACADEMY MEMBERS: Please contact the New York Academy of Sciences directly to place your order (www.nyas.org). Members of the New York Academy of Science receive full-text access to the Annals online and discounts on print volumes. Please visit www.nyas.org/membership/main.asp for more information about becoming a member.

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List price: $159.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/17/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Predictors of posttraumatic stress in police and other first responders
Longitudinal psychophysiological studies of heart rate : mediating effects and implications for treatment
Predicting PTSD prospectively based on prior trauma history and immediate biological responses
Separation anxiety as a mediator between acute morphine administration and PTSD symptoms in injured children
Efficacy of hydrocortisone in preventing posttraumatic stress disorder following critical illness and major surgery
Memory performance in older trauma survivors : implications for the longitudinal course of PTSD
Amygdala, medial prefrontal cortex, and hippocampal function in PTSD
The relationship between cognitive and brain changes in posttraumatic stress disorder
Neuroimaging studies of emotional responses in PTSD
Toward a psychobiology of posttraumatic self-dysregulation : reexperiencing, hyperarousal, dissociation, and emotional numbing
Electrophysiological responses to affective stimuli in American Indians experiencing trauma with and without PTSD
Advances in understanding neuroendocrine alterations in PTSD and their therapeutic implications
Immune function in PTSD
Alterations in stress reactivity after long-term treatment with paroxetine in women with posttraumatic stress disorder
Neuroendocrine regulation of sleep disturbances in PTSD
Glucocorticoid-induced inhibition of memory retrieval : implications for posttraumatic stress disorder
Neurobiological research on sleep and stress hormones in epidemiological samples
Social context and the psychobiology of posttraumatic stress
Clarifying the origin of biological abnormalities in PTSD through the study of identical twins discordant for combat exposure
Developmental epidemiology of PTSD : self-regulation as a central mechanism
Applying biological data in the forensic and policy arenas
Clinical implications of neuroscience research in PTSD
Establishing an agenda for translational research on PTSD
Neurobiological consequences of early stress and childhood maltreatment : are results from human and animal studies comparable?
Toward an animal model of posttraumatic stress disorder
The contribution of an animal model toward uncovering biological risk factors for PTSD
Glucocorticoid 'programming' and PTSD risk
Developing an agenda for translational studies of resilience and vulnerability following trauma exposure
Alexithymia in PTSD : psychometric and FMRI studies
Neuroimaging of pain perception in Dutch veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder : preliminary results
The relationship between hippocampal volume and declarative memory in a population of combat veterans with and without PTSD
Cognitive effects of intravenous hydrocortisone in subjects with PTSD and healthy control subjects
Moderators of PTSD-related psychophysiological effect sizes : results from a meta-analysis
Association between alexithymia and neuroendocrine response to psychological stress in police academy recruits
Increased cortisol in women with intimate partner violence-related posttraumatic stress disorder
Differential effects of subtypes of trauma symptoms on couples' hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis reactivity and recovery in response to interpersonal stress
Effect of high-dose cortisol on memory functions
Ecological study of sleep disruption in PTSD : a pilot study
Allostatic load in women with and without PTSD symptoms
The ACTH response to dexamethasone in Persian Gulf War veterans
The effect of maternal PTSD following in utero trauma exposure on behavior and temperament in the 9-month-old infant
Longitudinal assessment of dissociation in Holocaust survivors with and without PTSD and nonexposed aged Jewish adults
World War II never ended in my house : interviews of 12 office of strategic services veterans of wartime espionage on the 50th anniversary of WW II
Assessment of posttraumatic stress symptoms in children who are medically ill and children presenting to a child trauma program
Medical screenings as a trigger for PTSD in public safety workers
Bio-psycho-social assessment of 9/11-bereaved children
Are adult offspring reliable informants about parental PTSD? : a validation study
Posttraumatic stress disorder with amnesia following asphyxiation
Women and reproductive-related trauma
Posttraumatic stress disorder and other psychological sequelae among World Trade Center clean up and recovery workers
The application of virtual reality to the treatment of PTSD following the WTC attack
Pharmacotherapeutic treatment of nightmares and insomnia in posttraumatic stress disorder : an overview of the literature
Treatment of PTSD by eye movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR) improves sleep quality, quality of life, and perception of stress
Clinical correlates of 24-H cortisol and norepinephrine excretion among subjects seeking treatment following the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11
Noradrenergic signaling in the amygdala contributes to the reconsolidation of fear memory : treatment implications for PTSD
Maternal-infant response to variable foraging demand in nonhuman primates : effects of timing of stressor on cerebrospinal fluid corticotropin-releasing factor and circulating glucocorticoid concentrations
Interleukin-1[beta] as a mechanism for stress-induced startle suppression in females
Role of the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BST) in the expression of conditioned fear
Developmental trauma is associated with behavioral hyperarousal, altered HPA axis activity, and decreased hippocampal neurotrophin expression in the adult rat
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