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Chew-Helbig, N. (2015). Psychological Diagnostics of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) :Presentation. Retrieved online from: http://nikhelbig.com/art-blog/2016/11/09/psychological-di…tsd-presentation/
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- By definition, PTSD is a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
- Trauma, according to DSM-IV-TR, trauma is an event that involves the real or perceived threat of death or serious injury to an individual or another person.
- Previous versions of the DSM defined trauma as an event that occurs outside normal human experience.
- Clinician must identify and understand the stimuli that cause anxiety, distress and/or fear.
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