Research Database

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

In 5 pages, the author analyses three journal articles concerning Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, while paying attention to the questions of how stress is defined, how the data was collected, how the research was done, what was found, and what was collected. A comparison is made between the findings and a summary is made of the analysis of the articles. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy & PTSD

A 14 page research paper. This paper has four parts: Post-traumatic stress disorder in which this disorder is described along with causes and psychological and physical effects and symptoms. The incidence of PTSD is also included. Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, as originated by Albert Ellis. The philosophy and foundation of the theory is explained as is the approach to patients. How REBT is used to help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder, including specific examples. The final section offers five recommendations for the study of combining other cognitive behavior therapies with REBT for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

The Use of Critical Incident Debriefing to Avert PTSD

This 6 page paper looks at the problem of critical incidents in the lives of people, with particular attention to emergency services personnel. Overviews of critical incident debriefing and PTSD are included. Examples provided reference the September 11th disaster. Bibliography lists 4 sources.


This 12 page paper discusses the symptoms and causes of Rape Trauma Syndrome as well as Post Traumatic Distress Syndrome. In particular is discussed the admissability of PTSD in court as opposed to RTS. Quotes cited from texts. Bibliography lists 7 sources.


A paper which looks at Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, how it is defined and the ways in which it is treated, with particular reference to the use of REBT. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Violence and PTSD

This 12 page paper provides an overview of some views on violence and PTSD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is linked to the experiencing of a variety of different types of violence. Children who have been exposed to sexual violence, to parental interpersonal violence, to gang violence and even to war, all demonstrate similar symptomologies that can be linked to PTSD. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Violence and PTSD

This 7 page paper considers the issue of a family culture of violence. Children are often exposed to a wide variety of experiences that can be viewed as violent. Studies since the 1990s suggest that there is an increasing amount of violence in the home, with a growing number of children being raised in families where domestic violence is common. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Peplau Intervention/PTSD Caused by Rape/Incest

A 14 page research paper that offers a detailed examination of Peplau's Interpersonal Theory of nursing as a foundation for designing a nursing intervention for aiding adult survivors of childhood incest suffering from PTSD. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Treatment Of EMDR And PTSD From A Biological Point Of View

3 pages in length. The writer briefly discusses the benefit of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) as an alternative therapy for those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD). Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

This 9 page paper discusses Post-traumatic stress disorder in detail. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Effects of PTSD on Louise Erdrich’s ‘The Red Convertible,’ Ernest Hemingway’s ‘Soldier’s Home,’ and Tim O’Brien’s ‘How to Tell a True War Story’

In eight pages this paper examines the psychological condition known as post-traumatic stress disorder within the context of a character from each of these short stories. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

PTSD And False Memories - Alternative Treatment For Trauma

A 12 page paper that begins with a definition of post-traumatic stress disorder, including the criteria for diagnosis from the DSM-IV and the proportion of patients with a dual diagnosis. The writer then discusses false memories, what they are, why people might have them, how they were recovered. Data is included regarding the numbers of people accused of abuse as a result of recovered memories. The writer comments on the legal and ethical issues surrounding false memories. The last section offers a description of different intervention approaches for PTSD. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

Vets with PTSD

A 5 page research paper that examines ), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in relation to its impact on veterans and in relation to nursing care. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Practicum Proposal: PTSD in Women Victims of Violent Crime

A 10 page practicum proposal for a treatment group at a nonprofit agency. The target population is women who have been the victims of "rape, sexual abuse and incest." There are no socioeconomic qualifications or limiters; the only requirement for membership is gender and suspected or diagnosed PTSD. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Used in the Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

This 9 page report explores Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as it relates to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The concepts are first introduced and defined, and then explored in historical context. Specific studies are referenced to demonstrates that the recommendation is credible. The conclusion reached is that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a good treatment modality for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. An abstract is included. Bibliography lists 7 sources.


This 7-page paper attempts to answer if Billy Pilgrim in Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five is suffering from psychosis/schizophrenia or post-traumatic stress disorder. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Homeless Veterans with PTSD

A 15 page research paper that discusses this topic. This examination of literature specifically examines the target population homeless veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), what this entails, and the role of the nurse educator in addressing the needs of this population. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Homeless Veterans Suffering From PTSD

A 10 page research paper that discusses the situation, diagnosis and treatment of homeless vets with PTSD. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

Iraqi Veterans/PTSD, A Case Study

A 6 page research paper that offers a discussion of PTSD, in reference to the War in Iraq, first of all, describes the etiology of PTSD; then, discusses various treatment modalities prior to presenting a case study. The case study demonstrates how a combination of treatment modalities were utilized in order to bring about a positive outcome for the young soldier who was psychically scarred by his combat experiences in Iraq. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Soldiers and the Effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD):

In six pages this paper considers PSTD’s impact upon soldiers with families, relationships, memories, and society among the topics discussed. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.


This 2.5-page paper examines Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and its effect on war veterans. There are 2 sources cited.

PTSD in Parents/A Proposed Study

This 5 page research paper describes a proposed study to investigate the incidence of PTSD among parents in a specific social work clientele. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Group Therapy for Veterans with PTSD

This 5 page research paper offers suggestions to the student on how to develop and approach group therapy designed to meet the needs of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

PTSD and Trauma

A 6 page research paper that is in two parts. The first part describes symptoms and aspects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), while the second part discusses trauma more generally, describing its negative effects. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

The Benefits of Hiring Veterans Suffering from PTSD

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of veterans with PTSD. The legal requirements employers face when hiring such individuals, as well as the benefits of hiring veterans are explored. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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