(Answered) Nurs 6640 week 5 Discussion: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Post on or before Day 3 an explanation of your observations of the client William
in Thompson Family Case Study, including behaviors that align to the PTSD criteria in
DSM-5. Then, explain therapeutic approaches you might use with this client, including
psychotropic medications if appropriate. Finally, explain expected outcomes for the
client based on these therapeutic approaches. Support your approach with evidence-
based literature.


Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a chronic mental disorder that results from exposure to traumatic events in someone’s life (American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2013). According to the DSM-5 criteria, PTSD involves exposure or threatened exposure to serious injury, violence, or death in at the minimum one criterion (APA, 2013). In this week’s discussion, we focus on William Thompson, from Thompson’s family case study. William is a military captain and an Iraq war veteran, was homeless because of inability to pay the mortgage and had to move in with his Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5