Post-traumatic Stress Disorder - DSM-5 Criteria

 
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Disorder Class : Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
Exposure to actual or threatened death, serious injury, or sexual violence in one or more of the following ways:


Note: Witnessing does not include events that are witnessed only in electronic media, television, movies, or pictures.
Presence of one or more of the following intrusion symptoms associated with the traumatic event(s), beginning after the traumatic event(s) occurred:




One or more of the following symptoms, representing either persistent avoidance of stimuli associated with the traumatic event(s), or negative alterations in cognitions and mood associated with the traumatic event, must be present, beginning after the traumatic event(s) or worsening after the event.
Persistent avoidance of stimuli

Negative alterations in cognitions



Alterations in arousal and reactivity associated with the traumatic event(s), beginning or worsening after the traumatic event(s) occurred, as evidence by two (or more) of the following:




Result :
DSM-5 diagnostic criteria not met.

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