A 23 year old lady presents to the psychiatry clinic for low mood, loss of appetite and sleep disturbances for 1 month. Her troubles began after she and her friend were attacked by 5 knife wielding men while on their way to work.

Q1. What is the most likely diagnosis? 

Q2. What other questions would you ask the patient in order to confirm this diagnosis? 

Q3. List three (3) core symptoms of the condition that you mentioned in Q1. 

Q4. Name two (2) other conditions that may accompany a person with this condition. 

Q5. Describe one (1) psychological treatment that you can offer this patient.

Leave a Reply

Back to Top