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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Alexithymia

Alexithymia: “A patient and his wife were sitting in front of me. The issue was that he was physically abusing her, …
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Co-Morbid

Co-Morbid Patients who are taking prescribed narcotics for their chronic pain are exposed to a system in which the following …
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Bad Actors

Bad actors: You do not have to be a nice person to be a police officer. You do not have to have self-insight, a good philosophy …
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