Four Clinical Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Use the four clinical symptoms of PTSD and provide specific examples.

Read the case study in Chapter 5 of the book “Abnormal Psychology” by Hooley et al., 2017, under the heading of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, in the subsection titled “Abducted and Terrorized.” Discuss ways that his presentation may differ if he had a diagnosis of Acute Stress Disorder. Consider challenges that a clinician might face in treating Mr. A and how this could potentially impact the outcome of Mr. A’s treatment success.