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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Review from Clinical Perspective

Dr. Gautam Rawal ,

Attending Consultant-Respiratory Intensive Care, Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Sankalp Yadav ,

General Duty Medical Officer-II, Department of Medicine & TB, Chest Clinic Moti Nagar, North Delhi Municipal Corporation, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Raj Kumar

Senior Consultant and Incharge-Respiratory Intensive Care, Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.170/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.170

ABSTRACT

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is being increasingly recognized and widely researched as a condition with high incidence but potentially preventable. It is increasingly associated with trauma of various types including hospital and intensive care admission (ICU) and is a now a recognized entity among the ICU survivors requiring a multidisciplinary approach including psychotherapy. The authors herein, give an overview of PTSD, including the recent diagnostic guidelines and an outline of the treatment.
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Dr. Gautam Rawal @ drgautamrawal@hotmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.170/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.170

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016

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