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stress? Experience of an event involving actual or threatened injury or death
Response of intense fear, helplessness, or horror in reaction to the event Typical symptoms for stress
disorders Reexperiencing the trauma
Arousal or anxiety
Dissociative symptoms Depersonalization
Dissociative amnesia PTSD vs. ASD Criteria
Stress symptoms appear or last > 1 month after trauma Reexperiencing of trauma
Avoidance and numbing of general responsiveness
Persistent symptoms of increased arousal
Sig. distress or impairment ASD:
Symptoms > 2 days and < 1 month
Dissociative symptoms Prevention and Treatment of PTSD
Prevention and Treatment of PTSD Early intervention Psychotropic medication Psychotherapy Cognitivebehavioral approaches Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) PHOBIAS Excessive, unreasonable fear Types of phobias Phobia may place huge limitations on everyday activities Phobias and Fears
Phobias and Fears What is the difference between being afraid of...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course PSY 1205 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburgh.
- Spring '08
- Abnormal Psychology