Category: Trauma Related Disorders

The New PTSD

New PTSD concepts: When behaviors, thinking or emotions disrupt social, educational and occupational functioning, we define this as a mental disorder. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD 309.81 [F43.10] ) is now classified (DSM 5) as a “Trauma- and Stress-Related Disorder”) The original diagnostic criteria for PTSD stated that the traumatic event occurs to the individual and …

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Feeling Their Pain

Feeling the misery of others is a dubious task. Many patients feel that none of their friends, family or prior co-workers appreciate the extent …
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Onset

Sleep Onset and Sleep Maintenance We do know that psychological disorders are comorbid (occur together) with sleep disorders. …
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The Mill

The Mill: I had a patient with a persistent headache and dizziness. He told his friend, a gastroenterologist, about the symptoms. …
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