Caecilie Böck Buhmann
Affiliation: Copenhagen University Hospital
Buhmann C, Mortensen E, Nordentoft M, Ryberg J, EkstrÃ¸m M. Follow-up study of the treatment outcomes at a psychiatric trauma clinic for refugees. Torture. 2015;25:1-16 pubmed
Buhmann C. Traumatized refugees: morbidity, treatment and predictors of outcome. Dan Med J. 2014;61:B4871 pubmed
..Patients are representative of patients in other North-European studies of traumatized refugees but differ from patients in trials published on culturally adapted CBT and Narrative Exposure Therapy. ..
Buhmann C, Andersen I, Mortensen E, Ryberg J, Nordentoft M, EkstrÃ¸m M. Cognitive behavioral psychotherapeutic treatment at a psychiatric trauma clinic for refugees: description and evaluation. Torture. 2015;25:17-32 pubmed
..However, treatment methods must be adapted to the special needs of refugees and trauma exposure should be further investigated. ..
Buhmann C, Nordentoft M, Ekstroem M, Carlsson J, Mortensen E. The effect of flexible cognitive-behavioural therapy and medical treatment, including antidepressants on post-traumatic stress disorder and depression in traumatised refugees: pragmatic randomised controlled clinical trial. Br J Psychiatry. 2016;208:252-9 pubmed publisher
..In a pragmatic clinical setting, there was no effect of flexible CBT and antidepressants on PTSD, and there was a small-to-moderate effect of antidepressants and psychoeducation on depression in traumatised refugees. ..
Buhmann C, Andersen H. [Diagnosing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder]. Ugeskr Laeger. 2017;179: pubmed
..Pharmacotherapy is secondary. There is evidence for the effect of paroxetine, venlafaxine and fluoxetine and less so for sertraline. ..