Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-li
  2. Setting the Scene: General Aspects, Definitions, and Selective Chapters to Illustrate the Breadth of PTSD

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Philippe J. Birmes, Eric Bui
      Pages 3-19
    3. Avram Bukhbinder, Paul E. Schulz
      Pages 21-39
    4. Amie C. Myrick, Bethany L. Brand
      Pages 41-59
    5. Talma Hendler, Roee Admon
      Pages 61-75
    6. Aleksandar A. Jovanović, Bojana D. Dunjić, Srdjan D. Milovanović
      Pages 77-96
    7. Mariana Kneese Flaks, Pedro Fonseca Zuccolo, Francisco Lotufo-Neto
      Pages 97-113
    8. Andrea Phelps, Darryl Wade, David Forbes
      Pages 115-130
    9. Elizabeth S. Lapidow, Adam D. Brown
      Pages 131-146
    10. Courtney L. Slater, Jessica Bordenave, Bret A. Boyer
      Pages 147-162
    11. Scott D. McDonald, Emily L. Gentes, Patrick S. Calhoun
      Pages 163-179
    12. Amy Przeworski, Kimberly Dunbeck
      Pages 193-204
    13. Terri R. Day, Ryan C. W. Hall
      Pages 231-244
    14. Nikolaos P. Daskalakis, Marlon A. McGill, Amy Lehrner, Rachel Yehuda
      Pages 245-260
  3. PTSD in Different Conditions, Groups, and Specific Incidents

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 261-261
    2. Jennifer H. Ryu, Maia S. Kredentser, O. Joseph Bienvenu, Marcus Blouw, Jitender Sareen, Kendiss Olafson
      Pages 263-280
    3. Liesbeth Mevissen, Robert Didden, Ad de Jongh
      Pages 281-299

About this book


This is an all-embracing reference that offers analyses and discussions of contemporary issues in the field of PTSD. The book brings together scientific material from leading experts in the field relating to a wide range of important current topics across disciplines. These include the early identification of PTSD and subsequent treatment, to social and behavioral studies, to biochemical, molecular and genetic research. With more than 125 chapters organized in 12 major sections, this is the most complete single resource on PTSD.


PTSD genetic aspects of PTSD human stress response neurological aspects of PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder traumatic stress

Editors and affiliations

  • Colin R. Martin
    • 1
  • Victor R. Preedy
    • 2
  • Vinood B. Patel
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Society and HealthBuckinghamshire New UniversityUxbridgeUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.FactyofLifeSci&Med,Diabts&NutrnSciRshDivKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.DepartofBiomedicalSci,SchoolofLifeSciencUniversity of WestminsterLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Behavioral Science and Psychology
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-08358-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-08359-9
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