Asked by Angela Filey on Jul 11, 2024



Which of the following is NOT true regarding the research on post-traumatic stress disorder?

A) Women seem to be more vulnerable than men.
B) Men seem to be more vulnerable than women.
C) Likelihood of the disorder increases if the traumatic experience took place before a woman was 15 years old.
D) Children suffer from PTSD, but their symptoms are different than those of adults.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

A psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape, or other violent personal assault.

Women Vulnerability

Refers to the heightened risk or susceptibility women face to certain dangers or adversities due to societal, biological, or economic factors.

  • Discern between acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Verified Answer

Meshal Aljabri

1 day ago

Final Answer :
Explanation :
The statement that men seem to be more vulnerable than women is not true. Research has consistently shown that women are more vulnerable to developing PTSD than men. The other options are all true statements supported by research.