Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Diagnosis, Comorbidities & Treatments
Patricia Watson, PhD Senior Educational Specialist National Center for PTSD

- Identify the DSM V PTSD diagnostic criteria
- Gain knowledge of common conditions and behaviors that are commonly co-morbid to PTSD
- Evaluate the possible impact of different types of trauma on a person's expression of PTSD
- Describe the characteristics of evidence based treatment for PTSD

Patricia Watson is a senior educational specialist for the National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Assistant Professor at Dartmouth Medical School in the Department of Psychiatry. Her education includes a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Catholic University, and a postgraduate fellowship in pediatric psychology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Watson is co-author of the Psychological First Aid (PFA) Field Guide and the Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) Manual, produced by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network and the National Center for PTSD. In addition, she has co-edited three books on disaster behavioral health interventions, as well as numerous articles, guidance documents, and chapters on disaster mental health, resilience, combat and operational stress, and pandemic flu.










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