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PTSD: National Center for PTSD
PTSD Screening and Referral: For Health Care Providers
Discusses the importance of screening for traumatic stress symptoms, with specific steps for screening and referral.
The Experience of Chronic Pain and PTSD: A Guide for Health Care Providers
Discusses chronic pain and how it may be related to trauma and PTSD. Includes recommendations for health care providers on handling chronic pain and assessing for trauma.
Physical Health Effects
The course Physical Health Effects of Traumatic Exposure provides a review of the physical health effects of traumatic exposure.
PTSD and Physical Health
Provides information on the relationships between trauma, PTSD, and physical health; specific health problems associated with PTSD; health-risk behaviors and PTSD, and more.
PTSD in Iraq War Veterans: Implications for Primary Care
From the Iraq War Clinician Guide. Discusses what primary care providers should know about trauma and PTSD, especially among soldiers returning from Iraq.
PTSD Screening Instruments
A list of PTSD screens, that is, brief questionnaires that may identify people who are more likely to have PTSD.
Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms among Older Adults: A Review
Includes review of research on PTSD in older adults, including trauma exposure, epidemiology, reemergence of symptoms, and Late-Onset Stress Symptomatology (LOSS).
Sexual Trauma: Information for Women's Medical Providers
Provides basic information for medical providers working with women who have a history of sexual trauma. Includes suggestions on how to prevent distress in the patient.
Traumatic Brain Injury
The course Windows to the Brain: Neuropsychiatry of TBI examines the functional anatomy of emotion, memory, and behavior circuits, using graphics and figures.
Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD: Focus on Veterans
Provides background information about traumatic brain injury and how it relates to PTSD. Includes implications for diagnosis and treatment.
Traumatic Stress and Motor Vehicle Accidents
Reviews research on the relationship between motor vehicle accidents (MVA) and PTSD, including risk factors and specific MVA treatment considerations.
Treatment of Medical Casualty Evacuees
From the Iraq War Clinician Guide. Discusses how men and women evacuated from the war zone due to physical injury are at higher-risk than other soldiers for development of PTSD and other trauma-related problems. Offers advice on comprehensive care.
Wounded Spirits, Ailing Hearts: PTSD and the Legacy of War Among American Indian & Alaska Native Veterans: For Health Care Providers
A video for mental health care providers about PTSD in American Indian and Alaskan Native Veterans.
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