psychotherapy

What are first-line treatments for PTSD?

Norma is a 70 yo woman with hypertension and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). After the death of her husband, she experienced a severe major depressive episode and a resurgence of PTSD symptoms from a sexual assault she endured as a young woman. Knowing that trauma focused therapy is the first-line treatment for PTSD, you try to connect […]

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Getting into the holiday SBIRT: how do you help patients cut back on drinking?

You met Ivy two years ago. Your clinic had just implemented universal screening for unhealthy alcohol use as per the 2018 USPSTF recommendation using the National Institutes on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) single item screening question “How many times in the past year have you had *** (4 for women, or 5 for men) or more

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