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Are you treating an older adult for PTSD? Here are more resources that may help:

Older Adults Basic Information and Overview Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms among Older Adults: A Review Includes review of research on PTSD in older adults, including trauma exposure, epidemiology, reemergence of symptoms, and Late-Onset Stress Symptomatology (LOSS). Aging and PTSD This PTSD 101 course describes the prevalence and course of PTSD in older adults and impact of aging on PTSD. Includes tips for assessment and treatment. Co-occurring PTSD and Neurocognitive Disorder (NCD) Reviews research on the connection between PTSD and neurocognitive disorders (NCD), such as traumatic brain injury and dementia. Possible risk factors for concurrent PTSD and NCD are discussed. Assessment and Treatment of PTSD Dementia and PTSD This course reviews the significance of PTSD in the context of aging or cognitive decline. Assessment and treatment recommendations for PTSD with co-occ...

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