Presentation: PTSD

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • By definition, PTSD is a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
  • Trauma, according to DSM-IV-TR, trauma is an event that involves the real or perceived threat of death or serious injury to an individual or another person.
  • Previous versions of the DSM defined trauma as an event that occurs outside normal human experience.
  • Clinician must identify and understand the stimuli that cause anxiety, distress and/or fear.

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