Presentation on theme: "By: Naon Davis Erin Jordan Abagail Jamfi"— Presentation transcript:
1 By: Naon Davis Erin Jordan Abagail Jamfi Post Traumatic StressBy: Naon DavisErin JordanAbagail Jamfi
2 EQ: What is Post Traumatic Stress? BR: Have you ever had something traumatic happen to you in your life or know someone who has? What was the effect on you or the person?
3 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Definition: Mental health condition that is triggered by a terrify event.Causes:NeglectCombat or military exposureSexual/Physical AbuseTerrorist AttacksNatural Disasters
4 Symptoms Pounding of heart or chest pain Sweating and trembling Shortness of breathSensation of chokingFlashbacksNightmaresSerious AccidentsAvoidance of previous activitiesDifficulty maintaining close relationships
5 PTSD Treatment PlanPost-traumatic stress disorder treatment often includes both medication and psychotherapyMedications (Antidepressants)Psychotherapy
6 Facts More affective in men than women 2.8 percentage adult 15-54 PTSD can often lead to alcohol and drug abuse, and domestic violence.
7 Generalized Anxiety Disorder Definition: A common anxiety disorder that involves chronic worrying, nervousness, and tension.SymptomsFrequent worryFatigueRestlessness when awakeTreatmentTalk TherapyMedicinesSelf-care (Ex. Reducing caffeine)
8 Exit SlipDo you know anyone who has post-traumatic stress disorder? If so, what was the cause of it?