Read the following article on the prevalence of PTSD in first responders: Lewis-Schroeder, N. F., Kieran, K., Murphy, B. L.,

Read the following article on the prevalence of PTSD in first responders: Lewis-Schroeder, N. F., Kieran, K., Murphy, B. L., Wolff, J. D., Robinson, M. A., Kaufman, M. L. (2018). Conceptualization, assessment, and treatment of traumatic stress in first responders: A review of critical issues. Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 26(4), 216–227. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6624844/Links to an external site. After reading the article, answer the following questions in a 4-6 page paper: What is your reaction to the prevalence rates of PTSD in the listed first responder occupations? What is your impression of the self-report numbers of PTSD versus the estimated percentage of actual prevalence rates? Why do you think that the data may not truly represent the actual prevalence of trauma symptoms and PTSD in the first responder population? Aside from fears of being seen as “unfit for duty”, what other considerations do you think may hinder the first responder from self-reporting their trauma symptoms? As a first responder counselor, how can you help your potential client not feel stigmatized about seeking treatment for their symptoms? Your paper should be 4-6 pages in length, and conform to APA guidelines. Include at least six scholarly references. Ensure that at least 4 of your references are peer-reviewed and scholarly.

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