The Iraq War Clinician Guide, 2nd Edition
For Mental Health Care Providers
The Iraq War Clinician Guide was developed by members of the National Center for PTSD and the Department of Defense. It was developed specifically for clinicians and addresses the unique needs of veterans of the Iraq war.
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Download individual chapters by clicking on the chapter names below. If you would like to download the large complete file: Iraq War Clinician Guide, 2nd Edition with Appendices (PDF) (8.9 mb), use the link at the top of the table.
The Iraq War Clinician Guide, 2nd Edition, Contents
There are three Sections of appendices for the Iraq War Clinician Guide.
Section 1 (Appendices A to E) Additional PDFs on assessment, treatment & program evaluation.
Section 2 (Appendices F to I) PDFs of relevant published articles.
Section 3 (Appendix J) Educational Handouts for Iraq War Veterans and their Families.
|Section 1 |
|Appendix A || Case Examples from Operation Iraqi Freedom (PDF) |
|Appendix B1 || VA/DoD PTSD Practice Guideline Table of Contents (PDF) |
|Appendix B2 || VA/DoD PTSD Practice Guideline (2.8mb PDF) |
|Appendix C || VA Documents on Service Provision (PDF) |
|Appendix D || Assessment of Iraq War Veterans: Selecting Assessment Instruments and Interpreting Results (PDF) |
|Appendix E || Program Evaluation (PDF) |
|Section 2 |
|Appendix F || Litz, B. T., Gray, M. J., Bryant, R. A., & Adler, A. B. (2002). Early interventions for trauma: Current status and future directions. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 9, 112-134. (PDF) |
|Appendix G || Keane, T. M., Street, A. E., & Orcutt, H. K. (2000). Posttraumatic stress disorder. In M. Hersen & M. Biaggio (Eds.), Effective brief therapies: A clinician's guide (pp. 140-155). New York: Academic Press. (PDF) |
|Appendix H || Friedman, M. J., Donnelly, C. L., & Mellman, T. A. (2003). Pharmacotherapy for PTSD. Psychiatric Annals, 33, 57-62. (PDF) |
|Appendix I || Friedman, M. J., Schnurr, P. P., & McDonagh-Coyle, A. (1994). Post-traumatic stress disorder in the military veteran. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17, 265-277. (PDF) |
|Section 3 ||Educational Handouts for Iraq War Veterans and Their Families |
|Appendix J || |
| || Transition Assistance Information for Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom Veterans |
| || Warzone-Related Stress Reactions: What Veterans Need to Know |
| || Depression |
| || Stress, Trauma, and Alcohol and Drug Use |
| || What If I Have Sleep Problems? |
| || Coping with Traumatic Stress Reaction |
| || Warzone-Related Stress Reactions: What Families Need to Know |
| || Families in the Military |
| || Homecoming: Dealing with Changes and Expectations |
| || Homecoming: Tips for Reunion |
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