Scholarly research conducted by former National Institute of Mental Health Director Frank Ochberg (2006), the American Psychological Association (2003), and Rosenberg et al. (2001) show that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), especially exposure therapy, is effective in treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on a psychobiological level. Yet according to studies by Becker, Zayfert, and Anderson (2003) and Cahill, Foa, Hembree, Marshall, and Nacash (2006), many psychologists and master's-level clinicians do not include an exposure therapy component in their treatment of PTSD.
Beyond Words: Learning to Use Role-Play to Treat Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
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Eric Rutberg; Beyond Words: Learning to Use Role-Play to Treat Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. The Journal of Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy 1 May 2016; 64 (1): 25–39. doi: https://doi.org/10.12926/0731-1273-64.1.25
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