Ghassan El-Baalbaki

University of Quebec at MontrealCanada

Dr. Ghassan El-Baalbaki is a professor of psychology at the University of Quebec at Montreal and an adjunct professor at McGill University. Prior to this, he held a position as an international consultant in psychology for a humanitarian project, where he undertook clinical projects with victims of violence, harmed by landmines and war. He also trained healthcare providers in CBT for patients with PTSD and with serious injuries, including amputation, and in working with families to improve support for patients. With his team, he runs several research projects, financed by governmental and institutional grants with the Trauma Studies Center, the Scleroderma Patient-centered Intervention Network, and the Louise Granofsky Psychosocial Oncology Program. He is the author of several scientific publications.

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Is the heart rate variability biofeedback a promising intervention for PTSD? Is there a link between early traumatic events in life and the presence of psychopathology and interpersonal difficulties in adulthood? Wondering what is the next step for humanistic, psychodynamic, or CBT therapists working with PTSD patients? Look no further. A Multidimensional Approach to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - From Theory to Practice explores the PTSD through the lens of the biopsychosocial model. The various topics covered in this book - from the neuro-bio-physiological aspects to the clinical and methodological dimensions involved in investigating the PTSD - address a wide variety of concerns regarding the disorder. The authors of the chapters are internationally renowned leaders in their field of science, sharing both the results of their latest investigations and their thoughtful perspectives on future fundamental and clinical research on PTSD. The knowledge shared by the authors results in an engaging and scientific experience for the initiated reader, yet accessible to the newcomers who are just learning about PTSD.

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