Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

This lesson will focus on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), identifying its symptoms and causes and looking at what support is available for PTSD. This lesson covers issues about mental health. If this is a sensitive topic to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Lifestyle traits cannot be changed.

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Q2.Moving house, financial worries, childcare issues and having a heavy workload are all examples of everyday stressors. Will these happen to most of us at some point in our life?

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Q3.Traumatic means deeply distressing or __________ .

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Lifestyle traits cannot be changed.

1/3

Q2.Moving house, financial worries, childcare issues and having a heavy workload are all examples of everyday stressors. Will these happen to most of us at some point in our life?

2/3

Q3.Traumatic means deeply distressing or __________ .

3/3

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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Q1.Examples of traumatic events are:

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Q2.What proportion of people who experience a disturbing event are estimated to be affected by PTSD?

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Q3.How soon can PTSD develop after a traumatic event?

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Q4.Those living with PTSD might report feelings of isolation, irritability and guilt.

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Q5.Everyone finds some situations distressing and upsetting. How long should you wait before contacting your GP if your symptoms continue?

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Q6.What support is available for someone suffering with PTSD?

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Q7.Someone with PTSD often relives the traumatic experience. What are these episodes known as?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Examples of traumatic events are:

1/7

Q2.What proportion of people who experience a disturbing event are estimated to be affected by PTSD?

2/7

Q3.How soon can PTSD develop after a traumatic event?

3/7

Q4.Those living with PTSD might report feelings of isolation, irritability and guilt.

4/7

Q5.Everyone finds some situations distressing and upsetting. How long should you wait before contacting your GP if your symptoms continue?

5/7

Q6.What support is available for someone suffering with PTSD?

6/7

Q7.Someone with PTSD often relives the traumatic experience. What are these episodes known as?

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Lesson summary: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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