Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD (Diagnostic Criteria,Symptoms, Causes, Treatment)



PTSD is included in a new category in DSM-5, Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders.Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event.
Symptoms last for more than 1 month.Symptoms create distress or functional impairment (e.g., social, occupational).
Causes of PTSD
Accidents,Abuse,Assault,Violence,bullying, natural disasters, separation, adoption, loss of a loved one etc
If you have disturbing thoughts and feelings about a traumatic event for more than a month, if they’re severe, or if you feel you’re having trouble getting your life back under control, talk to your doctor or a mental health professional. Getting treatment as soon as possible can help prevent PTSD symptoms from getting worse.
Treatment Therapies
EMDR
CBT
PET
Reactive Attachment Disorder:
Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder:
#CBT #PET #EMDR

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