By Sudie E. Back,Edna B. Foa,Therese K. Killeen,Katherine L. Mills,Maree Teesson,Bonnie Dansky Cotton,Kathleen M. Carroll,Kathleen T. Brady
COPE is an built-in therapy, that means that either the PTSD and substance use sickness are addressed at the same time in remedy by way of an analogous clinician, and sufferers can event big rate reductions in either PTSD signs and substance use severity. sufferers use the COPE sufferer Workbook whereas their clinician makes use of the Therapist Guide to bring therapy. this system is created from 12 person, 60 to ninety minute treatment classes. this system comprises a number of parts: information regarding how PTSD indicators and substance use engage with each other; information regarding the commonest reactions to trauma; ideas to aid the sufferer deal with cravings and concepts approximately utilizing alcohol or medications; coping abilities to aid the sufferer hinder relapse to ingredients; a respiring retraining rest workout; and in vivo (real lifestyles) and imaginal exposures to focus on the patient's PTSD symptoms.