diagnostic criteria for PTSD




The Assignment

Succinctly, in 1–2 pages, address the following:


1- Briefly explain the neurobiological basis for PTSD illness.

2- a-Discuss the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for PTSD and relate these criteria to the symptomology presented in the case study.

b– Does the video case presentation provide sufficient information to derive a PTSD diagnosis? Justify your reasoning.

c– Do you agree with the other diagnoses in the case presentation? Why or why not?

3- a-Discuss one other psychotherapy treatment option for the client in this case study.

b-Explain whether your treatment option is considered a “gold standard treatment” from a clinical practice guideline perspective, and why using gold standard, evidence-based treatments from clinical practice guidelines is important for psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioners.

4a-Support your Assignment with specific examples from this week’s media and at least three peer-reviewed, evidence-based sources.

b-Explain why each of your supporting sources is considered scholarly.

c-Attach the PDFs of your sources.