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Transcript
 Extreme
response to severe stressor
• Anxiety, avoidance of stimuli associated with
trauma, emotional numbing
 Exposure
to a traumatic event that involves
actual or threatened death or injury
• e.g., war, rape, natural disaster
 Trauma
leads to intense fear or
helplessness
 Symptoms present for more than a month
 Women and PTSD
• Rape most common type of trauma (Creamer et
al., 2001)
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