Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Comparison Essay by Master Researcher

Discussion of the difference between the Western definition and application of the term "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder" and its definition and application in other cultures.
# 32137 | 1,150 words | 6 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Sep 24, 2003 in Psychology (Disorders) , Psychology (Theory)

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder was added to the DSM inventory in 1980, largely in response to symptoms found among American veterans of the Vietnam conflict. PTSD has become rather a household term in the West but continues to be much debated in terms of how it describes non-Western patients and in terms of the diagnosis's implications.

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