Post Traumatic Stress Controversy

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The agent for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is trauma. Although most people will encounter a traumatic stressor at least once, and sometimes several times in their lives it is important to note that most people who experience a traumatic event will not develop PTSD (Breslau, 2007). Research shows that there is still controversy over whether or not PTSD symptoms really are caused by exposure to traumatic stressors, because all of but a few of the symptoms for the condition, could happen to an individual even when they have not experienced a traumatic stressor (Ford,
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