PTSD-Modern Letters for an Ancient Condition (HSV205)
1.0 Semester Hours
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a relatively new name for an ancient condition that today is most often associated with returning military. PTSD is a condition that can affect many people who have been exposed to multiple forms of psychological or physical trauma. This course provides a historical overview and discussion of the prevalence of PTSD. Additionally, the causes, diagnostic criteria, screening, and an overview of treatment and psycho-pharmacological interventions for this disorder are presented.