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Evidence-Based Management of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)   [open pdf - 48KB]

"Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is characterized by symptoms of re-experiencing, avoidance/numbing, and hyperarousal persisting more than one month after exposure to a traumatic event or events. While not the only disorder seen after exposure to traumatic events, PTSD is among the most widely noted. The American Psychiatric Association and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Quality and Performance have published Practice Guidelines for the treatment of PTSD."

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Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress: http://www.centerforthestudyoftraumaticstress.org
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