The Psychiatrization of Post-Traumatic Distress: Issues for Social Workers

Davis, Howard
October 1999
British Journal of Social Work;Oct99, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p755
Academic Journal
Focuses on the psychiatric classification of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Great Britain. Relevance of psychological trauma for social workers; Problems of PTSD diagnosis and application; Potential for social work interventions in prevention and mitigation of traumatic events; Importance of training disaster workers in the theory of trauma.


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