Do You Know the Basics of PTSD?

Question 1 of 6

Which of the following events can precipitate developing PTSD?

ACombat or military exposure
BA fire or tornado.
CChild sexual or physical abuse.
DAll of the above.
ACombat or military exposure
BA fire or tornado.
CChild sexual or physical abuse.
DAll of the above.
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Question 2 of 6

Which of the following is NOT a type of PTSD symptom?

AHypersomnolence.
BReliving the event.
CNumbing.
DHyperarousal.
EAvoidance.
AHypersomnolence.
BReliving the event.
CNumbing.
DHyperarousal.
EAvoidance.
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Question 3 of 6

Which of the following statements is incorrect?

APTSD is an anxiety disorder.
BIn PTSD, the "fight-or-flight" response is damaged.
CEveryone who experiences a stressful and life-threatening event will develop PTSD.
DPTSD is caused by changes in the endocrine system.
APTSD is an anxiety disorder.
BIn PTSD, the "fight-or-flight" response is damaged.
CEveryone who experiences a stressful and life-threatening event will develop PTSD.
DPTSD is caused by changes in the endocrine system.
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Question 4 of 6

Many people who develop PTSD get better at some time. What percentage of those with PTSD continue to have symptoms?

A17%
B60%
C33%
D76%
A17%
B60%
C33%
D76%
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Question 5 of 6

Which of the following is an example of other problems people with PTSD may have?

ADrinking or drug problems.
BPhysical symptoms.
CRelationships problems including divorce and violence
DFeelings of hopelessness, shame, or despair.
EAll of the above.
ADrinking or drug problems.
BPhysical symptoms.
CRelationships problems including divorce and violence
DFeelings of hopelessness, shame, or despair.
EAll of the above.
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Question 6 of 6

Who can develop PTSD?

AAnyone.
BMen and women.
CMen.
DWomen.
EChildren.
AAnyone.
BMen and women.
CMen.
DWomen.
EChildren.
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