Pharmacotherapy of PTSD

Dan J. Stein, Jonathan C. Ipser

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9780470688977
StatePublished - 15 Jul 2011


  • Advances, in pharmacotherapy - post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Epidemiological data, exposure to traumatic stress - a minority, developing PTSD
  • Evidence base for pharmacotherapy of PTSD - recommendation, SSRIs as first-line pharmacotherapy for PTSD
  • Optimal SSRI (or SNRI) - for pharmacotherapy of PTSD
  • PTSD prophylaxis, interest - pharmacotherapy effectiveness in PTSD prophylaxis
  • Pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy - pharmacotherapy versus psychotherapy, treatment of PTSD
  • Pharmacotherapy of PTSD
  • Rigorous empirical trials, risks and benefits - pharmacotherapeutic intervention examined
  • SSRIs advancing, good safety profile - potential, to moving the risk
  • Selected SSRI trials in PTSD

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