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By Gerald C. Davison, John M. Neale, Thomas F. Oltmanns, Michele T. Martin

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4. indd 34 01/11/11 3:30 PM CHAPTER 3 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Rape Trauma Jocelyn Rowley, a 20-year-old single woman, was a sophomore at a midwestern university. She had always been a good student, but her grades had fallen recently, and she was having trouble studying. Her academic difficulties, coupled with some problems with relationships and with sleeping, had finally led Jocelyn to see a therapist for the first time. Although she was afraid of being alone, she had no interest in her current friends or boyfriend.

When he returned, he approached her from behind while she was reading and grabbed her. A. forced her onto his bed and raped her. Jocelyn said that she had not struggled or fought physically because she was terrified and stunned at what was happening to her. ” several times, but he ignored her earnest objections. She had been afraid to yell loudly because there were only other men in the house, and she was not sure whether or not they would help her. A. walked Jocelyn back to her dorm and warned her not to tell anyone.

Second, breathing retraining is used to help the person avoid hyperventilation (a common trigger for panic). , increased heart and respiration rates). This is accomplished by having the person participate in a series of exercises such as running in place or breathing through a narrow straw. If the person has also developed agoraphobic avoidance, in vivo exposure is also incorporated into the treatment program. Panic disorder can also be treated with various forms of medication. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which are widely employed in the treatment of depression, are also used for the treatment of panic disorder (Simon & Pollack, 2000).

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