publication . Doctoral thesis . 2007

A controlled treatment evaluation of narrative exposure therapy (NET) in comparison with stress inoculation training (SIT) for post-traumatic stress disorder as a consequence of organized violence

Hensel-Dittmann, Dorothea;
Open Access German
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
The repeated experience of violence has been shown to lead to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in many cases. Refugees and asylum seekers in Germany have often fled from their countries of origin because of organized violence. They tend to show high rates of PTSD. To date, little research has been done on psychological treatments for this population. More specifically, there is a lack of systematic comparisons of different active treatments.<br />The current thesis describes a randomized controlled clinical trial comparing two treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a consequence of organized violence. The study was conduc...
Subjects
free text keywords: Posttraumatische Belastungsstörung (PTBS), Narrative Expositionstherapie (NET), Stress-Impfungs-Training (SIT), organisierte Gewalt, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET), Stress Inoculation Training (SIT), refugees, organized violence, Flüchtlinge [gnd], ddc:150
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