Post-traumatic Stress Disorder from a Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective.

  • Faridy Pureco El Mosri Institute in Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy. Morelia, Mexico
  • Alain R. Rodríguez Orozco Faculty of Medical and Biological Sciences "Dr Ignacio Chávez", Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, México
  • Consuelo Azucena Santander Ramírez Institute in Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy. Morelia, Mexico
Keywords: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Maladaptive Thinking, Cognitive Techniques, Behavioral Techniques

Abstract

 

Introduction: The increasing violence experienced in Mexico and the numerous losses caused by the current Covid 19 pandemic have led to an increase in patients with post-traumatic stress.

Objective: To know the characteristics of post-traumatic stress disorder from a cognitive behavioral perspective and synthesize information on effective intervention techniques for psychotherapy in these patients.

Methods:  Intervention and theoretical studies carried out in Spain and Latin America in the period 2013-2020 were reviewed in the Medline, Lilacs and Scopus databases and in the Pubmed and scholar google search engines. The key words used in Spanish and English were “post-traumatic stress disorder, cognitive behavioral techniques in post-traumatic stress disorder, cognitive distortions in post-traumatic stress disorder, cognitive behavioral intervention in post-traumatic stress disorder”.

Results: An updated review is proposed and cognitive-behavioral techniques that have been useful in the treatment of patients with post-traumatic stress disorder are pointed out.

Conclusions: The use of cognitive and behavioral techniques in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder favors the reduction of dysfunctional thoughts associated with trauma and maladaptive behaviors. . These techniques have been shown to be effective in the treatment of patients with post-traumatic stress.

 

Published
2021-01-20
How to Cite
Pureco El Mosri, F., Rodríguez Orozco, A. R., & Santander Ramírez, C. A. (2021). Post-traumatic Stress Disorder from a Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective. Archivos De Neurociencias, 25(4). https://doi.org/10.31157/archneurosciencesmex.v25i4.231
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Review Articles