Rehabilitation of PTSD (REHB5063)


Exposure to traumatic events such as natural disasters, assaults and road accidents are relatively common in Australia. This unit examines the causes and consequences of posttraumatic stress disorder. Students will learn about the nature of traumatic stressors and the course of PTSD reactions. Major evidence-based approaches to treatment and rehabilitation are examined with interventions for both acute and persisting forms of the disorder being presented.

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Further unit of study information




2 x online tests (30%), Essay (50%), Participation (20%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


REHB5034, REHB3065

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.