PTSD: Overview and the Way Forward

Published on Mar 20, 2012in British Journal of Mental Health Nursing
Ā· DOI :10.12968/BJMH.2012.1.1.19
Hugh Koch1
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David Bird1
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+ 1 AuthorsJoshua Williams2
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The purpose of this article is to clarify the current state of describing traumatic reactions resulting in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) so that the disorder can be understood, assessment and treatment can be optimised and recovery can be facilitated. This article describes what PTSD is and how it can be most effectively treated. The key challenges to PTSD diagnosis, treatment and psychoeducation are discussed.
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