People who have abnormalities in their amygdala, hippocampus or prefrontal cortex (PFC) are more at risk for developing PTSD. In this video I go over this biological etiology and give some tips for IB Psychology students on how to write this clearly in Paper 2 exam essays.
This content is relevant for etiologies of abnormal psychology in Paper 2 for the IB Psychology exam.
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