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Acute Stress Disorder: A Handbook of Theory, Assessment, and Treatment is the first comprehensive clinical text on Acute Stress Disorder (AS D) since its 1994 introduction into DSM-IV as a diagnostic category. A uthors Richard A. Bryant and Allison G. Harvey outline the rationale a nd techniques to prevent the development of PTSD by identifying and tr eating those with ASD. Drawing from their pioneering clinical and rese arch experience, they review the underlying theoretical issues, then p resent a step-by-step guide to assessing and treating ASD, and detail the procedures for using cognitive behavior therapy to treat ASD. The authoritative book is a must-read for academic and clinical psychologi sts, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals working with victims of trauma.
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Richard Allan Bryant AC (born 17 August 1960) is an Australian medical scientist. He is Scientia Professor of Psychology at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Director of the UNSW Traumatic Stress Clinic, based at UNSW and Westmead Institute for Medical Research.
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