Post-traumatic stress disorder: facts and fiction

  title={Post-traumatic stress disorder: facts and fiction},
  author={J. Zohar and A. Juven-Wetzler and V. Myers and L. Fostick},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
  • J. Zohar, A. Juven-Wetzler, +1 author L. Fostick
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Psychiatry
  • Purpose of review This review provides an update on contemporary perspectives on post-traumatic stress disorder and challenges myths about the disorder and its treatment. Post-traumatic stress disorder has recently attracted public attention because of the impact of international terrorism, although the vast majority of post-traumatic stress disorder cases actually relate to civilian events such as car accidents, rape and violent robbery. This disorder requires deeper understanding and… CONTINUE READING
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