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2 November, 08:39

A 14-year-old survived a house fire in which a younger sibling died. What assessment finding would support a diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) ?

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  1. 2 November, 09:22
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    The question is incomplete as it lacks multiple options. The complete question is as follows:

    A 14-year-old survived a house fire in which a younger sibling died. What assessment finding would support a diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) ?

    The adolescent expresses intense guilt for the inability to save the sibling

    The adolescent idealizes the relationship that the adolescent had with the sibling

    The adolescent is fixated on having a fire escape plan in the family's new home

    The adolescent often begins crying when discussing the tragedy

    Answer:

    The adolescent expresses intense guilt for the inability to save the sibling.

    Explanation:

    PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) may be defined as the medical condition in which the mental health of individual is affected by the traumatic past experiences.

    This disorder causes depression and long term mental disorder. The individual might experiences frequent night mares and uncontrollable thoughts. The 14-year-old child has intense guilt that he was unable to save his brother that might cause posttraumatic stress disorder.

    Thus, the correct answer is option (1).
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