PTSD: National Center for PTSD
Basic Information and Overview
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).
Aging and PTSD
This PTSD 101 course describes the prevalence and course of PTSD in older adults and impact of aging on PTSD. Includes tips for assessment and treatment.
Co-occurring PTSD and Neurocognitive Disorder (NCD)
Reviews research on the connection between PTSD and neurocognitive disorders (NCD), such as traumatic brain injury and dementia. Possible risk factors for concurrent PTSD and NCD are discussed.
Assessment and Treatment of PTSD
Dementia and PTSD
This course reviews the significance of PTSD in the context of aging or cognitive decline. Assessment and treatment recommendations for PTSD with co-occurring dementia are presented.
Prescribing for Older Veterans with PTSD
This PTSD 101 course reviews best practices for pharmacotherapy to treat PTSD and comorbid problems in older adults.
PTSD Assessment and Treatment in Older Adults
Discusses assessment strategies and treatment interventions for older adults based upon patient age and the broader context of aging processes.
Assessment and Treatment for PTSD with Co-occurring Neurocognitive Disorder (NCD)
Describes evidence for assessment and evidence-based treatments for PTSD that are appropriate for those with concurrent mild neurocognitive disorders, such as dementia.
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