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PTSD – Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

by Hawke Robinson published Nov 11, 2016 11:07 AM, last modified Nov 11, 2016 11:07 AM

 For details on this diagnosis, see the relevant section of the Recreation Therapy Handbook of Practice, the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of the APA, and related sources.

W.A. Hawkes-Robinson has been researching and training on this topic for quite some time, in the hopes of developing RPG-based programs to help with this population. This is still under development.


Timothy Loya was working with the VA hospital complex in the Seattle/Tacoma area regarding using RPGs for PTSD, but a status update has not been received since 2010.