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Brain & Stress: PTSD & Adjustment Disorder

Explains the principles of diagnosis and differential diagnosis of Adjustment Disorder, the controversy that surrounds its classification, and its proper place in the hierarchy of psychiatric disorders. Identifies helpful strategies for patients with Adjustment Disorder. Outlines the issues of diagnosis and management of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Describes Shared Psychotic Disorder and its diagnosis and treatment. Describes ways to cope with stress and recommends appropriate coping strategies to patients.
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Hour 1

  1.    Adjustment Disorder (AD) – Short Term Stress Disorder
  2.    Traumatic Stress: PTSD

 

Hour 2

  1.    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  2.    Causes of PTSD
  3.    Diagnostic criteria
  4.    Diagnosis of PTSD in children
  5.    Treatment – pharmacological options
  6.    Shared Psychological Conditions

 

Hour 3

  1.    Stress Relief Strategies
  2.    Lifestyle changes to reduce stress
  3.    Relaxation therapies
  4.    Dealing with annoying habits in others
  5.    Coping with disappointment

 

Learning Objectives

 

  1. Explain the principles of diagnosis and differential diagnosis of Adjustment Disorder, the controversy that surrounds its classification, and its proper place in the hierarchy of psychiatric disorders.
  2. Identify helpful strategies for patients with Adjustment Disorder.
  3. Outline the issues of diagnosis and management of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
  4. Describe Shared Psychotic Disorder and its diagnosis and treatment.
  5. Describe ways to cope with stress and recommend appropriate coping strategies to patients.
Products specifications
Instructor N. Katz, M.D., Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 3
Accreditation Brain & Stress: PTSD & Adjustment Disorder accreditation
# of Pages 53
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