CDP's Dr. Augusto Ruiz talks with Dr. Marvin Podd, Navy Internship Training Director at Walter Reed National Medical Center. In this clip, they talk about the challenges for providers when treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury. Keep watching the CDP's blog for more from this interview!
After nearly 25 years, the DSM-V has finally been released! The diagnoses of PTSD and ASD have been significantly revised based upon recent research. Most notably, PTSD and ASD have been moved from anxiety disorders to new category “Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders.” In addition, in DSM-IV and DSM IV-TR, PTSD and ASD were distinct. ASD was not a diluted version of PTSD, but an early response characterized primarily by an emphasis on dissociative qualities.
Have you, or someone you know experienced a traumatic event? Chances are the answer is yes. Most people exposed to a traumatic event will not go on to have long-term negative emotions or symptoms related to t