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BehaveNet® Clinical Capsule™: DSM-IV & DSM-IV-TR: Posttraumatic Stress
Disorder - When an individual who has been exposed to a traumatic
event develops anxiety symptoms, reexperiencing of the event, and
avoidance of stimuli related to the event lasting more than four weeks,
they may be suffering from this Anxiety Disorder.
Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters -
(National Institute of Mental Health). Helping young people avoid or
overcome emotional problems in the wake of violence or disaster is one of
the most important challenges a parent, teacher, or mental health
professional can face.
Information on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - Causes and symptoms of
PTSD. Online survey.
Military Veterans PTSD Reference Manual - Online manual for veterans
which outlines information on recognition and diagnosis of PTSD, and
available therapies and treatment.
National Center for PTSD // National Center for Post-Traumatic -
The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) was
created within the Department of Veterans Affairs in 1989, in response to
a Congressional mandate to address the needs of veterans with
NIMH about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - NIMH article about PTSD:
information, resources, symptoms, treatment and organizations.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - (Mayo Foundation for Medical
Education and Research). Post-traumatic stress disorder is an anxiety
disorder that's triggered by your memories of a traumatic event - an event
that directly affected you or an event that you witnessed.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
is a debilitating condition that follows a terrifying event. Often, people
with PTSD have persistent frightening thoughts and memories of their
ordeal and feel emotionally numb, especially with people they were once
close to. PTSD, once referred to as shell shock, was first brought to
public attention by war veterans, but it can result from any number of
traumatic incidents. PsychNet.UK.
Warning Signs of Trauma Related Stress - Individuals who have
experienced a traumatic event oftentimes suffer psychological stress
related to the incident. In most instances, these are normal reactions to
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