Peer Reviewed
Psychological medicine

Recognising and managing traumatic stress reactions and PTSD

Adrian R. Allen, Gavin Andrews

GPs have an important role in recognising traumatic stress symptoms and aiding natural recovery in patients who have experienced a traumatic event. GPs are also ideally placed to identify patients with severe or persistent symptoms and to guide them to appropriate treatment for acute stress disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder.

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