PTSD: National Center for PTSD
Reviews the history of the proposed diagnosis of complex PTSD and treatment recommendations for those who report prolonged, repeated trauma histories.
PTSD and DSM-5
Describes the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for PTSD, including an overview of revisions from DSM-IV.
Epidemiology and Impact of PTSD
Reviews key findings about PTSD prevalence among the U.S. general population and Veterans of different service eras.
Acute Stress Disorder
An overview of acute stress disorder, including: who is at risk, how is it treated, and how is it related to PTSD.
Dissociative Subtype of PTSD
Describes the dissociative subtype of PTSD included in DSM-5 including a review of the rationale and evidence for inclusion, diagnosis, and treatment considerations.
Causes, symptoms, and treatment considerations for Complex PTSD, a proposed disorder that can occur after prolonged, repeated trauma.
PTSD History and Overview
The history of PTSD, the PTSD diagnosis, and the criteria needed to meet a diagnosis of PTSD.
Anniversary Reactions: Research Findings
Discusses how the anniversary of a traumatic event can increase distress and PTSD symptoms, including research findings and suggestions for help.
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