Rehabilitation of PTSD (REHB5063)

UNIT OF STUDY

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

Classes

Online learning unit.

Assessment

Online test week 5 (20%), Online test week 9 (20%), Essay week 12 (50%), Participation (10%)

Textbooks

Relevant readings provided

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

REHB5034, REHB3065

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