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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSY 455 - Trauma and the Military: Focus on Combat Stress

2018-2019 Catalog Year:

This course focuses on the effects of trauma that are specific to men and women who have served in the military. General information about military-related traumatic experiences, as well as information specific to veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq is provided. Topics will include historical and contemporary perspectives on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Military Sexual Trauma, and treatment modalities such as Prolonged Exposure Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy. A course on trauma and the military with a focus on combat trauma will be important to inform students on the nature of combat-related trauma and interventions for military veterans with PTSD.

Prerequisite: PSY 290, PSY 350 or CPS 310 or instructor permission
Offered: Spring
Credit: 3