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Couples and PTSD



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Continuing Education

This section brings together free in-depth Continuing Education resources for the Professional community concerned with trauma.

Couples and PTSD

  • Date Created: 09/15/2010
  • Time to Complete: 1 hour
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Course Series: PTSD 101

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Couples and PTSD Author(s):

Candice Monson, PhD


This presentation provides an overview of the research documenting the association between PTSD and intimate relationship problems.

The rationale and methods for including partners and loved ones in the assessment and treatment of PTSD are also discussed.

Goals and Objectives

  • Review research documenting association between PTSD and intimate relationship problems
  • Discuss inclusion of partners in the assessment of PTSD and relationship functioning
  • Review different methods of incorporating significant others in PTSD treatment
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