T7 – 1.6 What is PTSD?

What is PTSD?

Criterion F: Duration of the disturbance (Criteria B, C, D, and E) is more than 1 month.

Criterion G: The disturbance causes clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.

Criterion H: The disturbance is not attributable to the physiological effects of a substance (e.g., medication, alcohol) or another medical condition.

(APA, 2022)