1. Neurobiology of stress and anxiety; 2. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); 3. Neurotransmitter systems as pharmacological targets for PTSD; 4. First-line medications for PTSD; 5. Second-line, adjunct, and investigational medications for PTSD; 6. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for PTSD; 7. Caring for patients with PTSD; 8. Unique considerations for the military population; Summary.
Covers the latest developments in our understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety, with a specific focus on the implications for military populations.
Stephen M. Stahl is Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. He has conducted numerous research projects awarded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the Veterans Administration and the pharmaceutical industry. Author of more than 350 articles and chapters, Dr Stahl is the author of the bestsellers Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology and The Prescriber's Guide. Meghan Grady is Director in Content Development at the Neuroscience Education Institute, Carlsbad, California.