Day: 13 October 2016

Post traumatic stress disorder, work, burnout and the spiritual crises in health and social care

Posted on 13 October 2016 by Dr Teena Clouston

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is now a well known condition recognised by several key factors including: the presence of one or more extreme stressors or traumatic incidents; flashbacks to the event; intrusive thoughts, often accompanied by imagery or sounds; intense distress and anxiety; disassociation or other avoidance behaviours. This high state of arousal can
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