Post-traumatic stress disorder
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Post-traumatic stress disorder

Paul Rogers Clinical Nurse Specialist, Bridgend and District NHS Trust
Mid Glamorgan Clinical Nurse Specialist, Behavioural Psychotherapy, Traumatic Stress Clinic, Maudsley Hospital, Bethlam & Maudsley NHS Trust
Sheena Liness Clinical Nurse Specialist, Behavioural Psychotherapy, Traumatic Stress Clinic, Maudsley Hospital, Bethlam & Maudsley NHS Trust

Post traumatic stress disorder affects up to 1 per cent of the population, yet there are few specially trained nurses who are able to offer appropriate care and treatment. This article explores this condition, its treatment and the need for more suitably qualified nurses to fill this gap.

Nursing Standard. 14, 22, 47-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2000.02.14.22.47.c2763

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