POST-TRAUMATICSTRESS DISORDER   By Brian Desch
ThesisPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder poses a serious problemin society today because it can disguise itself as othermental...
http://www.va.gov/
What is PTSD?Exposed to a traumaFirst sign of PTSDhttp://mentalhealthnews.org/post-traumatic-stress-in-vets-increases-risk...
First Signs of PTSD            First seen 490 BC            Soldiers going blind/deaf            Nostalgia - homesick     ...
Nostalgia            Josef Leopold Auenbrugger           Civil War and Nostalgia           Soldier’s Heart/Exhausted Heart...
World War I            Shell Shock/ Combat Fatigue            Shelling            Soldiers develop symptoms w/o shelling  ...
World War II           Gross Stress Reaction           Symptoms get worse, psychiatric hospitals not giving           enou...
Vietnam/Post-Vietnam           GSR taken out of DSM, no diagnosis           Post-Vietnam Syndrome           PTSD put in DS...
PTSD Vocabulary            Amygdala            Prefrontal Cortex            Hippocampus            "Post Traumatic Stress ...
PTSD Vocabulary            Cortisol            Hyper-Vigilance            Dissociation                     "Post Traumatic...
How does PTSD start?             Traumatic events             Different types of trauma             Examples             Wi...
Symptoms            Nervousness            Depression            Schiraldi, Glenn R. "About PTSD." The Post-Traumatic Stre...
More Symptoms            Flashbacks            Nightmares            Avoidance            Emotional Issues                ...
Anger            Why is this usually the first emotion they turn to?            Who are they angry at?            Who do th...
Hyper-vigilance            Anxiety            Nervous System stuck on            Example            "For Veterans and the ...
Dissociation            What is it?            Forget the trauma            What effects does this have on everyday life?  ...
How do they cope?            Substance abuse            Emotional numbing            Emotional conversion                 ...
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  1. 1. POST-TRAUMATICSTRESS DISORDER By Brian Desch
  2. 2. ThesisPost-Traumatic Stress Disorder poses a serious problemin society today because it can disguise itself as othermental health issues and in rare cases, physicalailments. Through my application component I willprove that all parts of a persons life can be affected but,with treatment, can be coped with.http://lifetips9.blogspot.com/2010/12/feeling-depressed-seven-ways-to-pick.html
  3. 3. http://www.va.gov/
  4. 4. What is PTSD?Exposed to a traumaFirst sign of PTSDhttp://mentalhealthnews.org/post-traumatic-stress-in-vets-increases-risk-of-dementia/841408/
  5. 5. First Signs of PTSD First seen 490 BC Soldiers going blind/deaf Nostalgia - homesick Baran, Madeleine. "Timeline: Mental illness and war through history."     MPRnews. Minnesota Public Radio, Feb. 2010. Web. 1 Mar. 2011.http://minnesota.publicradio.org/projects/2010/02/beyond-deployment/ptsd-timeline/index.shtml
  6. 6. Nostalgia Josef Leopold Auenbrugger Civil War and Nostalgia Soldier’s Heart/Exhausted Heart Baran, Madeleine. "Timeline: Mental illness and war through history."     MPRnews. Minnesota Public Radio, Feb. 2010. Web. 1 Mar. 2011.http://my.opera.com/rickdmichaels/albums/showpic.dml?album=1554201&picture=21153401
  7. 7. World War I Shell Shock/ Combat Fatigue Shelling Soldiers develop symptoms w/o shelling Baran, Madeleine. "Timeline: Mental illness and war through history."     MPRnews. Minnesota Public Radio, Feb. 2010. Web. 1 Mar. 2011.http://minnesota.publicradio.org/projects/2010/02/beyond-deployment/ptsd-timeline/index.shtml
  8. 8. World War II Gross Stress Reaction Symptoms get worse, psychiatric hospitals not giving enough time for recovery Restricted to soldiers Baran, Madeleine. "Timeline: Mental illness and war through history."     MPRnews. Minnesota Public Radio, Feb. 2010. Web. 1 Mar. 2011.http://www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhotos-g28970-d497518-National_World_War_II_Memorial-Washington_DC_District_of_Columbia.html
  9. 9. Vietnam/Post-Vietnam GSR taken out of DSM, no diagnosis Post-Vietnam Syndrome PTSD put in DSM Update types of trauma Baran, Madeleine. "Timeline: Mental illness and war through history."     MPRnews. Minnesota Public Radio, Feb. 2010. Web. 1 Mar. 2011.
  10. 10. PTSD Vocabulary Amygdala Prefrontal Cortex Hippocampus "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Research Fact Sheet." National Institute of     Mental Health. National Institute of Mental Health, 16 Feb. 2011. Web. 17 Feb. 2011. <http://www.nimh.nih.gov/>.http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/09/080910133341.htm
  11. 11. PTSD Vocabulary Cortisol Hyper-Vigilance Dissociation "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Research Fact Sheet." National Institute of     Mental Health. National Institute of Mental Health, 16 Feb. 2011. Web. 17 Feb. 2011. <http://www.nimh.nih.gov/>.
  12. 12. How does PTSD start? Traumatic events Different types of trauma Examples Williams, Mary Beth, and Soila Poijula. The PTSD Workbook. Oakland: New     Harbinger Publications, 2002. Print.http://www.september112001.com/
  13. 13. Symptoms Nervousness Depression Schiraldi, Glenn R. "About PTSD." The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook.     Los Angeles: Lowell House, 1999. 3-36. Print.http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/dont-delay/200804/giving-in-feel-good-why-self-regulation-fails
  14. 14. More Symptoms Flashbacks Nightmares Avoidance Emotional Issues Schiraldi, Glenn R. "About PTSD." The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook.     Los Angeles: Lowell House, 1999. 3-36. Print.http://healtheducare.com/tag/sleep-problems/
  15. 15. Anger Why is this usually the first emotion they turn to? Who are they angry at? Who do they release there anger on? Jacobson, Sid, and Ernie Colon. Coming Home. N.p.: Ceridian Corporation,     Military OneSource, 2008. N. pag. Print.
  16. 16. Hyper-vigilance Anxiety Nervous System stuck on Example "For Veterans and the General Public." United States Department of Veterans     Affairs. N.p., 6 Oct. 2010. Web. 15 Dec. 2010. <http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/index.asp>.
  17. 17. Dissociation What is it? Forget the trauma What effects does this have on everyday life? Feel disconnected from themselves and others "For Veterans and the General Public." United States Department of Veterans     Affairs. N.p., 6 Oct. 2010. Web. 15 Dec. 2010. <http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/index.asp>.http://slanderyou2.blogspot.com/
  18. 18. How do they cope? Substance abuse Emotional numbing Emotional conversion Schiraldi, Glenn R. "About PTSD." The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook.     Los Angeles: Lowell House, 1999. 3-36. Print.http://www.mediccast.com/blog/2007/05/25/why-activated-charcoal/

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