Posttraumatic Embitterment Disorder
The posttraumatic embitterment disorder (PTED) is a pathological reaction to drastic life events. The trigger is an extraordinary though common negative life event (for example, divorce, bereavement, dismissal, personal insult, or vilification).
Wiki Number: PW172
Diagnosis: Posttraumatic Embitterment Disorder
World Patients: 2-3% of the general population;
Age Onset: After drastic life events:divorce, breavement, dismissal, personal insult, vilification;
Symptoms: severe and long-lasting embitterment, a gnawing feeling; uncontrolled emotions
Causes: violation of basic beliefs seen as injustice, insult or humiliation; feelings against the perpetrator;
Therapies: “wisdom therapy”-distancing oneself and building new perspectives;
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- Clinical characteristics of comorbid post-traumatic embitterment disorder and major depressive disorder patients in Chinaby Na Lu on October 10, 2021
- Factors associated with post-traumatic stress disorder among bereaved family members and surviving students two and half years after the Sewol ferry accident in South Koreaby So Hee Lee on January 5, 2021
CONCLUSIONS: These findings may help identify high-risk groups for PTSD and aid the development of psychological interventions to ameliorate PTSD symptoms of those affected by disasters.
- Reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the post-traumatic embitterment disorder self-rating scale (PTED-21) among inpatients in general hospitalby Xiaoyan Wang on December 18, 2020
Embitterment and in some cases also post-traumatic embitterment disorder (PTED) are relevant problem in the general population and even more so in psychiatric patients. PTED screening should be an essential component of routine mental health management, which can be done by the 21-item Post-traumatic Embitterment Disorder Self-Rating Scale (C-PTED-21), which measures the intensity of reactive stimulus bound embitterment. The PTED-21 German version was translated into Chinese, and 200...
- Christmas with Charles Dickens - The Man of Letters as Syndrome-Spotter and Good Moralistby Klaus Lewandowski on December 16, 2020
Charles Dickens, as a writer, was also a great master of patient observation. He described more than 40 syndromes, some of which were named after characters and titles of his literary works. Within these he often referred to the connection between illness, poverty and social misery. Some of his descriptions have withstood the litmus test of time and are still used in today's medicine: Amongst these are the characters Frederick, Little Dorrit's uncle, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, Fat Joe...