Please think about PTSD; There are many different symptoms that help us to accurately diagnose PTSD; after reading about this disorder, how might social workers be able to differentiate this disorder from other disorders?
What are some of the things social workers should consider when diagnosing PTSD?
Discuss your personal feelings about the likelihood or unlikelihood of misdiagnosing a person with one of this disorder. How could a social worker avoid misdiagnosing?
In thinking about the possible treatments, what evidence-based treatments might be considered for PTSD?