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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  10/4/11 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Definitions, Health Implications, and Coping
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 10/4/11 PTSD is condition that  develops in response to an  extremely threatening stressful  event or situation What is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD )?
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 10/4/11 Traumatic events:  violent personal assaults          natural disasters Accidents Military combat Feelings of intense fear, helplessness, or  horror. Traumatic events
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 10/4/11 Re-experiencing the event through flashbacks,  intrusive thoughts, nightmares Avoiding people, places or thoughts that bring back  memories of the trauma Emotional Numbing Hyperarousal Insomnia, difficulty concentrating,  Symptoms
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 10/4/11 Psychophysiological changes  Hyper-arousal of the sympathetic nervous 
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