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Published: 20 November 2014

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199334537

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Concurrent Treatment of PTSD and Substance Use Disorders Using Prolonged Exposure (COPE)

Therapist Guide

Sudie E. Back, Edna B. Foa, Therese K. Killeen, Katherine L. Mills, Maree Teesson, Bonnie Dansky Cotton, Kathleen M. Carroll, and Kathleen T. Brady

Treatments That Work

  • The COPE program combines two evidence-based treatments for patients with PTSD and Substance Use Disorders
  • Brief, individual sessions can be applied to any type of traumatic event (e.g., rape, physical or sexual abuse, combat, natural disaster)
  • Program is appropriate for men and women, as well as veterans and civilians
  • COPE has demonstrated positive results for both alcohol and drug use disorders, and among people with childhood abuse as well as adult traumas
  • The Therapist Guide is designed for clinicians on the front-line in community-based settings, as well as academic, hospital, and private practice settings

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