Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

-Lizbeth Marban-

Identify The issue

An axiety disorder that may develop after an individual is exposed to one or more traumatic events. Researchers found a link between long-term physical health can affect PTSD. Veterans who have PTSD are more likely to drink and use tobacco, not being married also plays a big role in PTSD.

American Public

The general public all have different opinions concerning this topic, some say they shouldn't be sent home without getting treated first, others claim they should be sent home with their families to get help.


  • Recurring memories or nightmares of the event(s)
  • Loss of interest
  • Anger
  • Flashbacks
  • Trouble cocentrating
  • Feeling everyone is out to 'get you'

Places to get help

The links posted above are 2 of the biggest websites that can help veterans find a therapist for treatment.


"PTSD: National Center for PTSD." U.S Department of Veterans Affairs. N.p., 13 Aug. 2015. Web. 07 Sept. 2015.

Maguen, Shira, Dr. "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder." PBS. American Documentary INC, n.d. Web. 07 Sept. 2015. <>.

Smith, Melinda, Lawerence Robinson, and Jeanne Segal. "PTSD." N.p., Aug. 2015. Web. <>.
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