Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Causes, Symptoms, Treatments


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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD and sometimes known as Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome) has been known by many names: Shell Shock, Battle Fatigue, and Gulf War Syndrome are but a few. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is delayed grieving due to an overwhelming trauma or stress. It can also be caused by numerous less severe traumas experienced over time.This educational DVD presents new healing treatments for this disorder.

This course on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder addresses the enormous problem of trauma and trauma resolution. After a traumatic or violent experience, either physical or emotional, people might lose the ability to deal with everyday life. This translates into a mentally debilitating state called Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD. People that have lived in dysfunctional families are time and again affected at a high level. Early treatment and understanding of this condition will effectively help a person with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder overcome this mental issue and to achieve a better mental health state.Trauma has always been with us, but is also on the rise. The Oklahoma City bombing and the World Trade Center Twin Towers in New York on 9/11 are only the most sensational in the United States. As terrorism continues to grow it becomes imperative to truly understand the intricacies of this mental health disorder.

Who is the target audience?
  • General Audience
  • Psychology professional (psychologist, psychiatrist, social worker, counselor)

  • No Requirements

What Will I Learn?
  • Learn about how PTSD develops and what are the probable causes of this disorder.
  • Learn about the Three Brains and how that relates to PTSD.
  • Learn about the dynamics of PTSD.
  • We enumerate a list of treatment options for PTSD.

Curriculum For This Course Expand All Collapse All 6 Lectures 01:19:58 + – PTSD Course Introduction 1 Lecture 00:00 Course Introduction Preview 1 page + – Signs and Symptoms of PTSD 1 Lecture 08:55
This lecture identifies in detail the signs and symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. These symptoms range from moderate to severe. Many of them are typical of the disorder while others occur less frequently.
Signs and Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Preview 08:55 + – The Three Brains 1 Lecture 10:03
Trauma impacts the whole person and that includes the three brains and the body. This section focuses on the differences between the Human Brain, the Mammalian Brain, and the Reptilian Brain and the Body where trauma tends to hide. 
Explanation of The Three Brains and How it Relates to PTSD Preview 10:03 + – Dynamics of PTSD 1 Lecture 32:37
This section discusses the causes of PTSD and the dynamics that tend to hold the dysfunction in place. The entire issue of trauma is broadened in this section to include continuous smaller traumas in addition to the traditional view that PTSD occurs only with a life-threatening single event.
Dynamics of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 32:37 + – Treatment Options 1 Lecture 09:23
Treatment options are discussed in this section. Traditional cognitive therapy and the newer revolutionary treatments such as EMDR, hypnosis, and Energy Psychology are investigate.
Treatment Options for PTSD 09:23 + – Supplemental booklet. 1 Lecture 00:00 This booklet can be downloaded as a study guide after taking this course. Supplemental booklet about PTSD. 18 pages
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