New Releases. Volume 2, DSM 5 Guided First Responder Series. Volume 2, Episode 23, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder B-7 ; Other Specified Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorder: Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder (Firefighter) / [produced by] SymptomMedia
- [Carlsbad, California] : Symptom Media, 
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (16 minutes)
- Additional Creators:
- Symptom Media
- Language Note:
- In English.
- Ray recently lost his best friend and mentor during a five-alarm fire after he told his friend that the room in which he died was safe. Now, five months later, Ray is facing disciplinary actions for repeatedly disobeying orders and taking unnecessary risks. He does not get along with his friend's replacement and is not comfortable talking about his feelings, including his having suicidal thoughts.This training title highlights the major symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder may include: recurrent, involuntary, and intrusive distressing memories of traumatic events; recurrent distressing dreams related to the events; dissociative reactions such as flashbacks in which the individual acts or feels as if the traumatic event were recurring; intense or prolonged psychological distress at exposure to internal or external cues that symbolize or resemble an aspect of the traumatic event; persistent avoidance of or efforts to avoid distressing memories, thoughts, or feelings about or closely associated with the traumatic events; avoidance of or efforts to avoid external reminders (people, places, conversations, activities, objects, situations) that arouse distressing memories, thoughts, or feelings about or closely associated with the traumatic events; negative alterations in cognitions and mood associated with the traumatic events such as negative beliefs and expectations, blame, negative emotional states, diminished interest, feeling detached from others, and inability to experience positive emotions; and marked alterations in arousal and reactivity associated with the traumatic events including hypervigilance, irritability, poor concentration, poor sleep, exaggerated startle response, and reckless or self-destructive behaviors.
- Digital File Characteristics:
- data file
- Title from resource description page (viewed April 10, 2017).
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