Anxiety - Post Traumatic Stress

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Post Traumatic Sress

  • 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 military-related PTSD.

  • 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 abnormal situations.

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