Exposure Therapy Efficacious for PTSD Co-Occurring With Alcohol Use Disorder
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 7, Number 7&8, November 2019
Topics: Addiction | Addiction Treatment | Alcohol | Alcohol Use | Alcohol use disorder | Alcoholism | Co-occurring disorders | Dual diagnosis | Prolonged exposure | Psychotherapy | PTSD | Research | Research Update | Substance Use | Substance use disorders
Brian Frankel, MD
Dr. Frankel has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Prolonged exposure is one of the best treatments available for patients with PTSD. This study examines the advantages of using prolonged exposure for patients who have PTSD with co-occurring alcohol use disorder.