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    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be a very serious and debilitating condition that occurs after a person has been exposed to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical danger happened or was threatened. The kinds of traumatic events triggering PTSD in people include violent personal assaults (rape, mugging), natural disasters (hurricanes, tornadoes), man-made disasters (bombings), accidents or military combat. People who suffer from PTSD often relive

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    all that witnessed them. For some, however, the experience lived on. Those who had been in the towers when the planes struck began experiencing nightmares and flashbacks of that fateful day. These people were suffering from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a syndrome that can be both mild enough to be barely noticeable and severe enough to cripple a person’s life. PTSD is an anxiety disorder that has the potential to occur after a person has been through

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    In the research paper of “Examining the Interactive Effect of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Distress Tolerance, and Gender on Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment Retention” which is written by Matthew T. Tull, Kim L. Gratz, and Scott F. Coffey, University of Mississippi. Researchers conducted a research about how PTSD-SUD diagnosis affect on residential SUD treatment completion(Tull, 2012;Gratz, 2012;Coffey,2012 p.763). Aside from the researches leaded by professors at University of Mississippi

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    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, more commonly known as PTSD, is a mental disorder that produces anxiety through the experience of life threatening situations, such as terrorist incidents, natural disasters, military combat, physical or sexual abuse as a child, and serious accidents that could result in a death of a close friend or family member (What is PTSD? 1). PTSD patients will have symptoms that will develop stress reactions. As time progresses, the symptoms may get worse and will not go away

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    Posttraumatic stress disorder is one of the most common and most life altering stress disorders in the world (Seedat, 2013). After going through traumatic events, many children, teenagers and elderly people show symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder. It is caused by a traumatic event that alters a person’s every day life. The people suffering from this disorder start to show symptoms with small things that bother them from day to day such as getting angry and taking it out on their family, having

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    Thos ertocli os besid un e stady cumperong thi ithnoc doffirincis on Pusttreametoc striss dosurdir (PTSD), emung thi wumin’s pupaletoun uf nun-Hospenoc Whotis, Afrocen Amirocen, end Hospenoc. Thi pupaletoun uf Hospenocs end Afrocen Amirocen fimeli’s vitirens, on tirms uf gindir, ixpiroinci e hoghir symptum uf PTSD then meli vitirens. Thi stady os eomid et pruvodong enelysos dimugrephoc cherectirostocs, doegnustoc velodoty, end thi nurmetovi semplong, emung thi thrii ithnoc pupaletouns uf wumin whu

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    Overview of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Description and History Trauma and stress has been a part of the human condition since we evolved as a species. A “fight-or-flight” response to trauma and stress is a healthy reaction that is meant to protect us from danger. Whether from a saber tooth tiger attack, combat, or a terrorist attack, such events will certainly produce similar psychological effects. However individuals who develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may continue to

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    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression in Battered Women Summary Barbai, Ben-Shakhar and Shalev (2007) conducted a research study to investigate the role that learned helplessness (LH) played in the length and severity of violence towards the female population as well as the severity of symptoms and diagnosis of major depression (MDD) and Post Traumatic Stress disorder (PTSD) on women who had been exposed to domestic violence for a long period of time. The study took place with 101 battered

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    Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is classified as an anxiety disorder that can develop after an individual has observed and/or experienced an extreme traumatic event that involved actual or threatened death or serious injury to one’s self or another (APA, 2000). An extreme traumatic event can include, but is not limited to, military combat, terrorist attacks, natural or manmade disasters, sexual assault, physical assault, robbery

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    The power of the human brain is a mystery of science. For example, while certain parts of the brain are well known to control certain bodily functions, the brain's memory capacity is just now being discovered. Scientists believe that only a small fraction of the brain is actually used, and its potential power is much greater than one may expect or believe. Its ability to view and store information is still not totally understood by scientists today. This causes a special problem in the treatment

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