PTSD treatments

IB Psychology: PTSD treatments

Psychological approaches to the treatment of PTSD come in many forms. These approaches are called psychotherapies; they involve face-to-face interactions with a therapist. Psychotherapy is seen as more personal than drug therapy and can be highly individualized to meet the needs of the client. Generally, psychotherapy it is more focused on addressing a person"s life situation and subjective understanding of his or her...


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Alastair Ewins 7 March 2017 - 06:50

I'm slightly confused by the claim that valium and other anxiolytic drugs would reduce levels of GABA. Would they not, rather, increase levels of GABA in order to reduce anxiety?

John Crane 7 March 2017 - 15:36

Thank you for catching the error, Alastair. I have fixed the text.


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