Online Course » PTSD #1: Differential Diagnosis - Interview with Hugh F. Johnston, MD

Course Description:
Hugh Johnston, MD, discusses some of the controversies associated with PTSD and reviews diagnostic and treatment issues as discussed in the DSM-IV-TR, including the difference between acute stress disorder and PTSD. You can read the text of this interview and/or access the audio to the interview via your computer's MP3 player.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss the DSM-IV-TR criteria and distinguishing symptoms used to diagnose PTSD; and
  • Explain the differences between acute stress disorder and PTSD.
Author Bio:
Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, founder and president of On Good Authority, interviews: Hugh F. Johnston, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin Medical School. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with certification in psychiatry and in child and adolescent psychiatry. He has more than twenty years of research and clinical experience, has authored many clinical and research publications, and has been the recipient of numerous public and private research grants. Dr. Johnston's enthusiasm, clarity, and effective use of humor have earned him many awards--including the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Wisconsin and the Manfred E. Swarsensky Humanitarian Service Award.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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