Tag Archives: DSM

Presentation Example: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

This video answers the question: Can I analyze a presentation example featuring posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) origin and course of treatment? The definition of posttraumatic stress disorder contains a qualifying trauma section. There are four types of traumatic experiences listed: directly experiencing a traumatic event, witnessing a traumatic event in person occurring to others, learning… Read More »

Assessing Sleep Difficulties When Assessing for PTSD

This video walks you through the line of questioning to get at an accurate understanding of a client’s sleep patterns and possible sleep difficulties. it is not sufficient to ask, “Do you have sleep difficulties?”. This video will help you figure out and hear a line of questioning that is most helpful when assessing sleep… Read More »

ASWB Exam Practice – PTSD Symptoms

How well do you know the criteria for PTSD? Here’s a walk-through of a free LCSW/LMSW/LSW exam practice question from SWTP (https://www.socialworktestprep.com). A client reports intrusive distressing memories and recurring nightmares for the last month, ever since hearing about the sexual assault of a close friend. The client says she has had trouble talking to… Read More »

Psychiatry Must Stop Ignoring Trauma, with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk

If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/rightsholders/bigthink/ Acclaimed psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk explores his field’s long, complex, and stubborn history with trauma. Dr. van der Kolk explains how psychiatry as a whole avoided progress, often misdiagnosing trauma… Read More »

9 Ways to Help Relieve Symptoms of Complex PTSD – You'll feel so much better! xx

Here is the 9th one I couldn’t remember in the video: T.R.E. – Trauma Release Exercises 🙂 To find out more about Debbie’s books, online courses, meditations, healing music, and coaching with her, click on the following link: https://www.debbiemirza.com/ Source: Youtube

Can a Romantic Breakup Cause PTSD? | Why Mental Disorder Definitions Matter

This video answers the question: Can someone develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from a romantic breakup? When we look at posttraumatic stress disorder, we see that in the qualifying trauma section there are four types of traumatic experiences listed: directly experiencing a traumatic event, witnessing a traumatic event in person occurring to others, learning about… Read More »

Jodi Arias Murder Case | Borderline, Narcissistic, or Nothing?

This video answers the question: Can I review the case of Jodi Arias? She was convicted in 2015 of murdering a young man named Travis Alexander, who was somebody with whom she was in a relationship. I look at the timeline, but also the mental health and personality characteristics that may have been going on… Read More »

Diagnosing PTSD, Adjustment, Generalized Anxiety and Panic Disorders

Full length video can be found here: http://www.psychotherapy.net/video/dsm5-vol2 In volume 2 of our DSM-5 and Psychodiagnostic Interviewing series, learn how to obtain essential diagnostic information on some of the most common disorders therapists encounter— Adjustment, Panic, Generalized Anxiety, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorders—while establishing and maintaining therapeutic rapport. Part of the 4-video series: The DSM-5 and… Read More »