Year: 1985 Source: International Congress for Suicide Prevention & Crisis Intervention, (13th: 1985: Vienna), p.657-658 SIEC No: 19880031

The author defines post-traumatic stress disorder & lists criteria from DSM III to be used for diagnosis. A stress factor must be identifiable & there must be evidence that the trauma returns persistently into the patient’s consciousness. Symptomatic criteria are listed. Reference is made to a film illustrating 2 case histories. (NBB)