PTSD, Trauma, & Anxiety Disorders - DVD - 6 Hours (w/Home-study exam)

Describes the structure and function of neurons, glia, neurotransmitters, and brain regions. Explains how the brain produces and is a ected by anxiety, trauma disorders, and depression. Describes how stress is the foundation for anxiety, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), trauma, and many depressions. Describes the new criteria for the diagnosis of PTSD, trauma disorders, and anxiety disorders. Outlines the symptoms and treatment of the major anxiety disorders, including dental anxiety. Lists the difference in symptoms and treatment of trauma disorders, including PTSD. Explains the nature and course of depression as a co-factor in PTSD, trauma, and anxiety disorders. Describes, for this course, the implications for dentistry, mental health, nursing, and other healthcare professions.
$83.00

Part 1

  • The Three Brains, Emotions, and Emotional Control.

  • The Brain Structures That Create Stress. Hypothalamus.Pituitary Gland. Cerebral Sensory and Frontal Cortex. Amygdala. Hippocampus.

  • The Frontal Lobe Cortex and Cognition: Why Our Greatest Strength -- Thinking – CanBe Our Greatest Weakness When It Comes to Stress, Anxiety, and Trauma Disorders.

  • The Basis for Anxiety and Trauma:The Three Different Brain Pathways for Stress. How Memories Are Formed and Recalled in The Brain. Do Memories Change Over Time?

  • Declarative Vs. Procedural Memories. How the Two Different Types of Long-TermMemories Cause and Cope With Psychological Trauma.

  • Memory, Fear, and Mood: Are Traumatic Negative Emotional Memories the Basis For AllStress, Anxiety, and Trauma Disorders?

  • Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers: The Upside And Downside of Our Thinking Brains.

  • Extremely Traumatic Events and Psychological Trauma: Are They Directly Related?

  • Men, Women, and Trauma: Are There Sex and Gender Differences on the Response to Traumatic Events? Fight or Flight Vs. Tend and Befriend.

  • The Obesity Epidemic: Does Chronic Stress Create Big Waistlines?

  • PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Trauma, and Anxiety): Is There a Connection ToSleep Deprivation and Insomnia?

  • Memory, Learning, and Stress.How Chronic Stress and Anxiety Causes Forgetfulness.

  • Honey, I Shrank My Brain! Does Chronic Stress and Anxiety Really Cause Brain Damage?

  • Achieving Tranquility. The Magic of Meditation: Focus, Breathe, and Relax.

Part 2

  • Dental Management of Patient Stress. Distractions, Control, and Expectations.

  • The Stress-Anxiety-Trauma Connection: The Consequences of Fear Out of Control.

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Is This A Highly Genetic Disorder? OCD, The New Hoarding Disorder, and Compulsive Gambling.

  • Snake Phobia: Are Humans Genetically-Wired to Be Afraid of Snakes?

  • Extreme Disasters and Environmental Stressors: The Precipitating Events for TraumaDisorders. Combat. Hurricanes. Tornados. Sexual Assaults. Deaths of Loved Ones.

  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD):The New 2013 DSM-V Criteria for Trauma- AndStressor-Related Disorders. How Trauma Can Be Different From Anxiety Disorders.

  • Trauma Disorders: Fear, Anxiety, Depression, Anger, and/or Dissociative Symptoms.

  • Can Dental Anxiety Be PTSD? The Two Types: Exogenous PTSD and Endogenous Anxiety.Dental Use Of Eugenol and Olfactory-Induced Anxiety.

  • The Trauma of Loss: Grief and Grief Counseling.

  • Treating PTSD and Substance Abuse:Does Motivational Interviewing Work?

  • Major Depressive Disorder: A Disabling Co-Factor in PTSD and Trauma Disorders.

  • PTSD and Depression: Causes, Effects, Etiology, Treatments, and Outcomes.

  • Treating PTSD and Depression: Medications, Psychotherapy, or Both?

  • PTSD, Depression, and Suicide: Why Such A High Rate? Do Men or Women Make MoreSuicide Attempts? Which Sex Is More Likely to Die From Suicide?

  • PTSD and Concussion. IED's And Combat Trauma Are a Deadly Combination.

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the structure and function of neurons, glia, neurotransmitters, and brain regions.
  2. Explain how the brain produces and is a ected by anxiety, trauma disorders, and depression.
  3. Describe how stress is the foundation for anxiety, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), trauma, and many depressions.
  4. Describe the new criteria for the diagnosis of PTSD, trauma disorders, and anxiety disorders.
  5. Outline the symptoms and treatment of the major anxiety disorders, including dental anxiety.
  6. List the difference in symptoms and treatment of trauma disorders, including PTSD.
  7. Explain the nature and course of depression as a co-factor in PTSD, trauma, and anxiety disorders.
  8. Describe, for this course, the implications for dentistry, mental health, nursing, and other healthcare professions.
Products specifications
Instructor M. Howard, Ph.D.
More Information About This Course: PTSD, Trauma, & Anxiety Disorders Accreditation PDF
Contact Hours: 6
NCBTMB Contact Hours 6 (Approved for NY)
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