Course

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

This course explains the difference between PTSD and PTS, and the new definition in DSM-V with emphases on “trauma”. It details the categories of PTSD symptoms such as intrusive, avoiding, negative alteration in cognition/mood, alteration in arousal/reactivity, and functional impairment. This course also reviews specific traumatic events that Veterans may have witnessed during their deployments, which are the root cause of experiencing PTSD.

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