Diagnostic Criteria for PTSD

Diagnostic Criteria for PTSD - Diagnostic criteria for...

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Diagnostic criteria for 309.81 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder A. The person has been exposed to a traumatic event in which both of the following were present: (1) the person experienced, witnessed, or was confronted with an event or events that involved actual or threatened death or serious injury, or a threat to the physical integrity of self or others (2) the person's response involved intense fear, helplessness, or horror. B. The traumatic event is persistently reexperienced in one (or more) of the following ways: (1) recurrent and intrusive distressing recollections of the event, including images, thoughts, or perceptions. (2) recurrent distressing dreams of the event. (3) acting or feeling as if the traumatic event were recurring (includes a sense of reliving the experience, illusions , hallucinations , and dissociative flashback episodes, including those that occur on awakening or when intoxicated ). (4) intense psychological distress at exposure to
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYC 4364 taught by Professor Rtjones during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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