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
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
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.
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
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