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Symptoms

PTSD is characterized by 4 clusters of symptoms [9]

• Reexperiencing Symptoms

Recurrent, intrusive memories, traumatic nightmares, and flashbacks.

• Avoidance Symptoms

Avoiding trauma related thoughts, people, objects, places

• Negative changes in cognitions & mood

Distorted beliefs, shame and guilt, alienation, not able to recall key moments

• Alterations in Arousal or reactivity

Irritability, hyper-vigilance, reckless, sleep disturbance

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