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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSY 555 - Trauma and the Military: Focus on Combat Trauma

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

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 Post Traumatic 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. Prerequisites: PSY 290, PSY 350 or CPS 310, and graduate standing, or instructor permission.

Credit: 3