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Unformatted text preview: Either of the following must be present: 1. Inability to recall, either partially or completely, some important aspects of the period of expose to the stimulus 2. Persistent symptoms of increased psychological sensitivity and arousal (not present before exposure to the stressor)shown by any two of the following 2.1. Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep 2.2. Irritability or bursts of anger 2.3. Difficulty concentrating 2.4. Hypervigilance 2.5. Exaggerated response Epidemiology Epidemiology of GAD, Agoraphobia and PTSD GAD Agoraphobia PTSD Age of Onset Childhood – Late Adulthood Mid to late 20’s Any time in Life Gender Difference F:M 3:1 3:1 2:1 Prevalence 2-6% 2-5% 5%...
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- Fall '10
- Anthropology, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Hypervigilance, ICD-10 defines PTSD