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PTSD in the ICU: Treatment

Psychological Treatment for PTSD

In week 1 Dr John Sharp introduced Nick, a heart transplant patient, who was making excellent physical advances following his transplant but struggling with his psychological adjustment. In this follow-up video, Dr Sharp discusses the role of psychological therapies in supporting people with PTSD, particularly TF-CBT and psychoeducation.

Image of Dr John SharpDr John Sharp is a consultant clinical psychologist working within the Scottish National Advanced Heart Failure Service. He oversees psychological services for people with heart failure being considered for or in receipt of advanced therapies including heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory devices.

Make some personal notes about why is ‘formulation’ an integral part in the treatment described by Dr Sharp.

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the Global Context

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