Psychosocial Rehabilitation after Moral Injury and Loss with Adaptive Disclosure
Brett T. Litz
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June 2017 -
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Relative to most civilian traumas (e.g., sexual assault, car accidents, and disasters), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from warzone exposure is associated with more chronic and disabling social and occupational functioning problems, as well as poorer response to treatment. Yet, PTSD treatments for war veterans do not target or even systematically assess these functional impairments. Rather, first-line treatments for military- related PTSD focus on symptom change, failing to attend to holis...