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Stress Managment Quiz 6 pg 23

Stress Managment Quiz 6 pg 23 - I stay away from places...

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ACTIVITY: THERAPY RECOMMENDATIONS Obsessive-compulsive disorder can be successfully treated, but it is a condition that requires the guidance of a mental health professional. Psychologists can provide therapy that can help someone with obsessive-compulsive disorder, and psychiatrists can provide therapy and medications that can help. If you think you have obsessive-compulsive disorder, consult with your family physician for a recommendation of a therapist, or friends or family members who have experienced therapy and can recommend a therapist they thought was effective in helping them with their situation. Alternatively, you can ask your instructor or a mental health specialist at your campus health center for a recommendation. Scale 6.7: Are You Experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Have you lived through a very scary and dangerous event? Put a check alongside any of the problems you have experienced. I feel like the terrible event is happening all over again. I have nightmares and scary memories of the terrifying event.
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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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