Week 6 Presentation Journey from trauma to transformation
Was in Special Forces. From divorced parents, moved 11 times before 9 th grade, childhood instability.
First real trusting relationship came during war. Experienced guilt, nightmares and rage.
Lifetime prevalence of PTSD in this country is 8% or about 5 million people
About 50% of combat soldiers have some form of PTSD
PTSD is twice as likely to occur in women due to sexual trauma
Witnessing the death of someone is the most common c
Cash (2006) discusses three PTSD symptom groups (re-experiencing,
avoidance/numbing, and hyperarousal). Each of these groups contain numerous symptoms. Of
the three, I believe the most difficult group is hyperarousal. Cash (2006) explains that hyper or
WK 2 Presentation Risk Factors for PTSD
Law enforcement, military personnel, firefighters, etc.
Floods, fires, terrorist attacks, etc.
People with pre-existing conditions or certain circumstances that happened in their lives.
These statistical rates are l
CRIS 607 Syllabus
PTSD AND COMBAT RELATED TRAUMA
This course will examine in depth the causes, symptoms and treatments of PTSD and Combatrelated PTSD, taking into account the latest research in the field and exa
1. According to Dr. Lyles, what is an example of the second diagnostic criteria of repeatedly thinking
about trauma? Recurrent, upsetting dreams
2. Acute Stress Disorder resolves within a months time.
3. According to the presenters, often the perpetrator
Week 7 War, Deadly Force, & the Bible
God commended Centurians.
First question asked by any soldier
War is awful and we should never make it seem like it is not.
A soldier who does not fear the use of deadly force is a deadly soldier.
The same is true for
RESEARCH PAPER GUIDELINES
Write a research paper of 1012 pages of body text (not counting your title page, abstract,
and works cited pages) discussing in current APA format some major aspect of
spirituality/Christianity and some aspect of PTSD (e
Running head: COMBAT TRAUMA AND PTSD
Combat trauma and PTSD: The dark side!
COMBAT TRAUMA AND PTSD
Most individuals who have served, or currently serving, in the military will be or have been
deployed at least once in his o
Prevalence of trauma and the development of PTSD
The lifetime prevalence of trauma
Definition of trauma
Common reactions to trauma
DSM-IV-TR criteria for PTSD
Acute Stress Disorder and PTSD
Factors that contribute t
Everyone has a different reaction to a traumatic event. The experience can cause severe damage
to a persons outlook on life. The individual will seek for ways to cope with the issues that were
brought about by the trauma. Leesar (2014) spoke about eight r
This weeks videos shared information on emergency mental health and psychological
first aid. The healing process begins with everyone who believes in God and through Christ it is
everyones job to show the love of God toward each other especially in an ind
Hi, I agree that the person must acknowledge the trauma so that he or she may begin the healing
process. Many people think that they are ready to begin healing when they have never truly
accepted the trauma in the beginning. Everyone do not respond to tra
Hi, thank you for your insight and informative response. I agree that healing will not happen
unless we speak about it and forget. There are a lot of things everyone wishes to forget
especially dealing with a trauma. It is easier for some than others as I
From the treatment options mentioned by Cash and those discussed by Jenkins in his presentation,
which do you feel might be the best to utilize and which might be the least beneficial? You may
substantiate your opinion by citing the texts, presentations o
Of the eight trauma reactions discussed by Laasar, which do you think might be the most difficult
to deal with and why? You may substantiate your opinion by citing the texts, presentations or outside
People react to trauma in various ways and eve
There are 3 PTSD symptom groups discussed in Cash (Re-experiencing, Avoidance/numbing, and
Hyperarousal), each of which contains a number of symptoms. Which of these symptoms do you feel is
the most difficult for the client to deal with, and why? You may
Military combat is the form of trauma that leads to the highest percentage of PTSD
development. Considering the Bible and the sources used in this class, why do you think this is so? You
may substantiate your opinion by citing the texts, presentations or