Essays On Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Business Plan Pro Trial

DSM describes two trauma disorders: acute stress disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder, both of which you may read about in the links to the left of this document.

In a nutshell, acute stress disorder occurs in the time frame between just after exposure to a traumatic event to six months later, and posttraumatic stress beginning at the six month point and extending thereafter.

This topic center concerns mental and emotional problems people experience in the wake of 'trauma', where trauma is understood to refer to an event involving being a victim of or witness to atrocity, violence, true horror and/or the death of another or near death of ones self.

Examples might include rape, murder, torture, accidents, terrorism, etc.

The symptoms of PTSD may be persistent re-experiencing of the event through dreams and flashback episodes that may be triggered by reminders.

First, the post-trauma victim typically experiences intrusive memories of the traumatic event.

Green 1994 supports this and reports that PTSD develops in approximately 25% of those that experience traumatic events.

Also the range is quite large at 12% for accidents and 80% for rape.

Could fail to reduce the effect of trauma and increase stress that leads to PTSD instead (Lazarus 1991).

The Cognitive also do not agree on the behavioural idea that classical conditioning is the only mechanism responsible for PTSD, as not everyone that experiences traumatic events develops the disorder.

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