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  • 1. Could you imagine feeling…
  • 2. ANGRY
  • 3. SCARED
  • 4. TRAUMATIZED
  • 5. DEPRESSED
  • 6. Along with…
  • 7. RAPID HEARTBEAT
  • 8. NIGHTMARES
  • 9. Difficulty Breathing
  • 10. All of these symptoms and feelings…
  • 11. But what causes such a horrible disease?
  • 12. A traumatic or terrifying event
  • 13. TERRORISM
  • 14. chronicPTSD
  • 15. The who watched…
  • 16. LIVE
  • 17. But wait, there’s more…
  • 18. Natural Disasters
  • 19. Over 260,000 people are estimated to develop…
  • 20. CHRONIC PTSD
  • 21. As a result of Hurricane Katrina….
  • 22. In Louisiana…ALONE
  • 23. Additionally, over 40% of first responders…
  • 24. Develop PTSD
  • 25. So what can we do…
  • 26. STEP 1
  • 27. DIAGNOSIS
  • 28. STEP 2
  • 29. TREATMENT
  • 30. BUT… wait…
  • 31. Studies prove…
  • 32. The quicker PTSD is diagnosed and treated…
  • 33. CHRONIC PTSD
  • 34. Think about it…
  • 35. IF THIS…
  • 36. OR THIS…
  • 37. Was you!
  • 38. You would want your care to be…
  • 39. So remember this simple equation…
  • 40. Available mental health facilities/services+Prompt diagnosis and treatment
  • 41. Decreased risk of developing CHRONIC PTSD
  • 42. Works Cited• Smith, Melinda, and Jeanne Segal. "Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)." Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Symptoms, Treatment and Self-Help. Help Guide Organization, Oct. 2011. Web. 01 May 2012. <http://www.helpguide.org/mental/post_traumatic_stress_disorder_sym ptoms_treatment.htm>.• Perrin, Megan A., et al. "Differences in PTSD Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors among World Trade Center Disaster Rescue and Recovery Workers." The American Journal of Psychiatry 164.9 (2007): 1385-94. ProQuest Central; ProQuest Health Management. 1 May 2012 .• Dalton, Richard, Scheeringa, Michael S,M.D., M.P.H., and Charles H. Zeanah M.D. "Did the Prevalence of PTSD Following Hurricane Katrina Match a Rapid Needs Assessment Prediction? A Template for Future Public Planning After Large-Scale Disasters." Psychiatric Annals 38.2 (2008): 134- 41. ProQuest Central; ProQuest Health Management. 1 May 2012• Glazer, S. (2002, February 8). Treating anxiety. CQ Researcher, 12, 97-120. Retrieved from http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/