Evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating PTSD in an array of specific populations and settings. This timely, practical guide for busy professionals: Covers strategies for those working in specialized practice settings, such as primary care facilities, prisons, and hospitals for the severely mentally ill. Offers guidelines for conducting forensic evaluations. Provides information on malingering assessment. Explores new frontiers in PTSD assessment, including neuroimaging and genetic testing. Offers practical guidance on the assessment of most recognized comorbid conditions. Discusses the roles of ethnicity, race, and culture in assessing and treating PTSD. Offers assessment strategies for specific populations, including veterans, children, and the severely impaired.
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