Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
By: Alicja H.
How does the disorder affect someone who has it?
The disorder can affect people by making them stressed, lose friends, act "jumpy", and have lack of sleep and concentration.
An Abbreviation for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is PTSD.
How is it diagnosed?
PTSD is diagnosed by evaluation from self, a friend, a counselor, or a therapist.
How is PTSD treated?
- talking to a counselor, therapist or a trusted adult
- having a positive attitude
- attending support groups with people who have similar problems