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PTSD in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

PTSD in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

PTSD can occur in a range of contexts, including as a result of medical procedures. In this short video, Dr John Sharp, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, highlights the impact of ICU treatment on the mental health of patients.

Make some personal notes on the characteristics of the ICU experience that may make it traumatic. What common PTSD symptoms does Dr Sharp mention?

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