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Unformatted text preview: I stay away from places that remind me of the event. I jump and feel very upset when something happens without warning. I have a hard time trusting or feeling close to people. I get mad easily. I feel guilty because others died and I lived. I have trouble sleeping and my muscles are tense. SCORING* If you placed a check mark alongside any of these problems, you may be experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder. The more check marks you placed, the more likely it is that post-traumatic stress disorder is a problem for you. INTERPRETATION OF SCORES Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a real illness. People may develop PTSD after living through a terrible and scary experience. PTSD can be treated with medicine or therapy. People can experience * Source: National Institute of Mental Health. 2000. http://www.nimh.nih.gov/anxiety/ptsd.pdf. 81 gre06755_ch06.qxd 4/8/05 4:01 PM Page 81...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course CLP 4183 taught by Professor Nancyschwartz during the Fall '11 term at UNF.
- Fall '11