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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder 

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Joel Paris

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date: 25 June 2022

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a diagnostic epidemic affecting contemporary mental health practice. Overdiagnosis can lead to inappropriate treatment It does not lead to pharmacological treatment, but can be associated with misdirected psychotherapy. It is not widely understood that most psychological traumas, even severe ones, do not produce lasting symptoms. Patients who develop PTSD have previous vulnerability to mental disorder, and should not be seen as reacting simply to external évents.

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