Joe,a Patient Being Treated for Ptsd,tells the Nurse That His
Joe,a patient being treated for PTSD,tells the nurse that his therapist is recommending cognitive therapy.He asks the nurse how that's supposed to help his nightmares.Which of these responses by the nurse provides accurate information about the benefits of this type of therapy? Select all that apply.
A)"The nightmares may be related to troubling thoughts and feelings;cognitive therapy will help you explore and modify those thoughts and feelings."
B)"It is designed to help you cope with anxiety,anger,and other feelings that may be related to your symptoms."
C)"It is designed to repeatedly expose you to the trauma you experienced so you can regain a sense of safety."
D)"Once you learn to repress these troubling feelings,the nightmares should cease."