This case study will allow you to apply the information that you have learned regarding the identification, prevalence and treatment of the Trauma-Related Disorder of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.


Please make sure to read all your assigned readings and resources to help you with this assignment. Read the following case study: Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy for PTSD Vietnam Veterans.

After reviewing your textbook, supplemental and required readings/resources, answer the following questions below:

Explain the incidence and prevalence of Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders in the military and veteran population.

Identify and describe the causes of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and discuss the treatment options used to help victims of PTSD.

Evaluate the use of virtual reality exposure therapy as a treatment option for the veteran described in the case study.

Would you recommend using virtual reality to help treat victims of trauma and PTSD? Why or why not?


Students should use the following format for their written assignment:

Your paper must include two to three pages of written content.

Use APA format and cite sources, as necessary. If you need a refresher on APA, reference the APA Learning Unit

In addition to the 2 to 3 pages of written content, please include:

Title Page

Appropriate Headings and Sub-Headings

Reference Page (minimum of 3 scholarly references)

Use a minimum of 3 scholarly references – scholarly references can include peer-reviewed articles, textbook, journals, and included supplemental resources.