Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Acute Stress Disorder are anxiety disorders characterized by various, specific symptoms occurring in the wake of a traumatic experience. This is the fifth and last video regarding anxiety disorders in the multiple-part series about different mental illnesses/disorders. PTSD and ASD simplest definition, prevalence, diagnostic criteria, treatment options and more are discussed in this video.
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Sources and References:
Hansel, J., & Damour, L. (2007). Abnormal Psychology. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Throughout this series, we will be discussing mental disorders and illnesses, many of which people may resonate with, or understand. If at any point you feel as though you need help, therapy, counseling, please refer to the links below. Self-diagnosis is NEVER recommended. If you believe you have a mental illness, disorder or are in the middle of a mental health crisis, get help immediately.
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