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Exposure Therapy Helps Prevent PTSD, Study Finds

Acute stress disorder (ASD) is an anxiety disorder that, in some respects, closely resembles another anxiety-related condition called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In fact, the majority of people who initially develop ASD in the aftermath of a traumatic event later go on to develop diagnosable cases of PTSD. Psychotherapists who treat acute stress disorder can […]

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Cognitive or Exposure Therapy Helps Prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome

People who are exposed to trauma are less likely to develop posttraumatic stress syndrome if they undergo therapy with a counselor or trauma-focused exposure therapy, according to a new study from Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem. Medication alone did not prevent the condition, and worked less well than doing nothing.

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