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Inventi Impact - Psychiatry & Neurology
(Formerly Inventi Rapid/Impact: Brain)

Articles

  • Inventi:hbr/84/14
    POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER: AN UPDATED REVIEW
    Amareswara Reddy G, Venkata Ramudu R, Alekhya P, Divyaja M

    Every year millions of children and adults are exposed to at least one traumatic event such as war, motor vehicle accidents, natural/human-made disasters, sexual assault, domestic violence or community violence, etc and the number is going to rise day by day. Lot of literature has been published during the past decade and is still going on. The main objective of the present review is to make physicians, other health care professionals and students understand the disorder – including signs and symptoms, epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis, various types of therapy, education to patient and family members etc, with results of latest publications included in every category. Medline, medscape, science daily, various journal and textbook articles have been searched with special focus on the works published in recent days. This review provides an overview of PTSD stuffed with essential updates which are mandatory for every health care professional to know.

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