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Dr. Anne Germain gives an overview of posttraumatic stress disorder.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • List risk factors for PTSD
  • Identify symptoms of PTSD
  • Describe PTSD treatment options

Reading Resources:

  1. Prins et al., Prim Care Psych, 2003.
  2. Weisberg et al., 2002, Psych Services.
  3. Boscarino et al., 2006 Annals Epid.


Dr. Germain has financial interests with the following any entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

Grant/Research Support: NIH, DOD

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 0.75 contact hour.

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Release Date: 2/28/2013 | Last Modified On: 2/28/2013 | Expires: 2/28/2014

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