Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Workers' Compensation
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) typically starts with exposure to a critical incident. In order to meet the definition of PTSD, symptoms must last 30 days or more and disrupts normal life pursuits. It results from violation of expectations, deeply held beliefs, core beliefs such as belief in a just and fair world, need to trust others, self-esteem, self-efficacy, and the need for a predictable and safe world.
PTSD is a trauma-related disorder caused by an individual’s exposure to ...
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