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Psychological and behavioral consequences of trauma and related stress (PTSD).
[OCOSH Code: D013313 47505003 F43.1 NMC_PTSD]

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Diagnosis and Management of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder AFP

Location: http://www.aafp.org/afp/20031215/2401.html

Although post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating anxiety disorder that may cause significant distress and increased use of health resources, the condition often goes undiagnosed. The lifetime prevalence of PTSD in the United States is 8 to 9 percent, and approximately 25 to 30 percent of victims of significant...
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder MedicineNet

Location: http://www.medicinenet.com/posttraumatic_stress_disorder/article.htm

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an emotional illness that develops as a result of a terribly frightening, life-threatening, or otherwise highly unsafe experience. PTSD sufferers re-experience the traumatic event or events in some way, tend to avoid places, people, or other things that remind them of the event (avoidance), and...
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Post-traumatic stress disorder The management of PTSD in adults and children in primary and secondary care

Location: http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?ss=15&doc_id=6850&nbr=4204

The guideline aims to:
* Evaluate the role of specific psychological interventions in the treatment and management of PTSD
* Evaluate the role of specific pharmacological interventions in the treatment and management of PTSD
* Evaluate the role of early psychological...
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Psychological distress and quality of life after orthopedic trauma an observational study

Location: http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/staticContent/HTML/N0/l2/cjs/vol-51/issue-1/pdf/pg15.pdf

Mohit Bhandari, MD; Jason W. Busse, DC,MSc; Beate P. Hanson, MD,MPH; Pamela Leece, BSc; Olufemi R. Ayeni, MD; Emil H. Schemitsch, MD Can J Surg, Vol. 51, No. 1, February 2008
Conclusion: In a prospective study of 215 patients, 1 in 5 met the threshold for psychological distress. Only ongoing...
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PubMed Search for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in the orthopaedic journals

Location: http://pubmed.gov

To undertake a current Medline search for Blisters in the English language orthopaedic journals copy the following search string (italics) and paste it into the PubMed search engine, or use the "Create Bibliography" link.
"Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic"[Majr] AND (jrid22024 OR jrid2275 OR jrid2208 OR jrid32471 OR jrid3046 OR jrid1981 OR jrid22800...
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The assessment of anxiety levels in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder

Location: http://www.aott.org.tr/index.php/aott/article/view/766/302

OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to measure state and trait anxiety levels of veterans who developed posttraumatic stress disorder following combat or landmine injuries, or vehicle accidents.
Sinici E, Yildiz C, Tunay S, Ozkan H, Altinmakas M. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2004;38(2):145-8. Full text
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The orthopaedic surgeon and post-traumatic psychopathology

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/82-B/4/486

A review of PTSD for orthopaedic surgeons working in fracture clinics.
Sutherland AG, Hutchinson JD, Alexander DA. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2000 May;82(4):486-8. Full text
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Trauma Information Pages

Location: http://www.trauma-pages.com/

These Trauma Pages focus primarily on emotional trauma and traumatic stress, including PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder) and dissociation, whether following individual traumatic experience(s) or a large-scale disaster.
"award-winning educational site focuses on emotional trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) affecting individuals or communities (e.g., natural or man-made disasters). free information for...
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