The Psychology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Fear. Anxiety. Depression. Scholars examine the impacts of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. They analyze the causes of PTSD through a short video clip and class discussion, understanding why it exists and what treatment options are available. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Invite a therapist as a guest speaker to address PTSD 
  • Brainstorm ideas of what causes PTSD among soldiers in war before viewing the video
Classroom Considerations
  • Sensitive subject for students who may have bad memories or PTSD from an event like a car crash
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Resource provides multiple-choice and open-ended questions for class discussion
  • Includes a guided assessment for evaluation
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