This section brings together free in-depth Continuing Education resources for the Professional community concerned with trauma.
Author(s): Jessica Hamblen, PhD
The course What is PTSD? provides an overview of PTSD. The author outlines the history of the diagnosis and the DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria, which includes a detailed description of each symptom cluster.
Prevalence rates, course, comorbidity, and risk factors for both civilian and veteran populations are reported from the National Comorbidity Study and other recent investigations.
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The National Center for PTSD does not provide direct clinical care, individual referrals or benefits information.
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