Open Access Review Article

PTSD and Psychosis: A Review

Giovana De Amorim Levin*

Department of Psychiatry, Western University, London

Corresponding Author

Received Date: April 16, 2019;  Published Date: May 20, 2019


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is arguably the most debilitating psychiatric disorder among anxiety disorders. It was first recognized by the American Psychiatric Association in the DSM-III in 1980 [1]. This diagnosis remained relatively stable in subsequent DSMs. The DSM-IV-TR indicated that the estimated prevalence of PTSD in the adult population in community-based samples in the USA Is approximately 8%, making it an important public health problem [2].

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