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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Symptoms and Treatment in Veterans

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1. The diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder is classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) as a:

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2. Which is a correct statement regarding the epidemiology of PTSD?

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3. Which is a correct statement regarding the etiology of posttraumatic stress disorder?

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4. A factor that increases a person’s risk for developing PTSD is:

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5. Which is a core symptom of PTSD that involves experiencing recurrent, unwanted distressing memories of the traumatic event?

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6. Which is a correct statement about the impact of PTSD on the family?

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7. Which is a correct statement concerning a clinical interview when assessing a patient for PTSD?

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8. The duration criterion for a posttraumatic stress disorder diagnosis states that patient symptoms must have persisted for:

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9. A fairly new cognitive therapy approach that can help change how a person reacts to memories of a traumatic event is called:

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10. The primary outcome of effective intervention for patients with PTSD is the:


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