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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Critical Care

Tweet What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is…….‘A mental health disorder triggered by witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event.’ ‘That the individual should have been exposed or witnessed to a traumatic event and responded with intense fear, helplessness or horror.’ (American Psychiatric Association.) The diagnostic criteria identify the trigger to post […]