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Flashcards in Post - Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Deck (5)
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1

What causes PTSD?

Any traumatic event can cause PTSD

2

What are the signs associated with PTSD?

Nightmare, anxiety attacks sleep disturbances, memory loss, or hyper vigilance

3

These clients will often seem detached. True or False?

True; patients will isolate themselves

4

Clients with PTSD are at increased risk for ____ _____

Substance abuse

5

What is treatment for PTSD?

Therapy to discuss feelings
Anxiety/ depression meds
Support groups

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