Ptsd And The American Indian And Alaskan Native Population With Ptsd

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Thesis Statement: PTSD can be caused by going through a traumatic, life-changing event and can result in reliving the experience, not communicating with those around you, being on edge due to the “stressors” of life, one’s way of thinking to be molded based on the experience, or even physical damage to one’s body.
Bassett, Deborah, Dedra Buchwald, Spero Manson. “Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Symptoms among American Indians and Alaskan Natives: A Review of the Literature.” Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology. Vol. 49 Issue 3 (2014): p 417-433. Print.
This article goes into findings about resources for clinicians to be able to help the American Indian and Alaskan Native population with PTSD. Numbers have shown that these two groups experience PTSD more than whites do. It also details about physical symptoms that can come from this disorder. This article can provide a different point of view for a smaller group of people with PTSD and can show facts and statistics about the different physical ailments that PTSD can produce.
Becker, Dana. One Nation Under Stress, The Trouble with Stress as an Idea. Chapter Six. 198 Madison Avenue, New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013. 148-150. Print.
Becker’s book in its entirety talks about stress in our nation. This specific chapter of Becker’s book talks about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) specifically. The first story Becker writes about depicts how a war veteran felt about being a killer in the Marines. This…

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