Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
By: Hannah N. TB: 2
Signs or Symptons
- Reliving the traumatic event~ nightmares, about trauma
- Avoiding reminders of the trauma~ avoiding places where trauma happened
- Emotional Numbness~ they feel numb and don't feel the same way as a different person
- Hyperviigilance~ They get easily started, on edge, jumpy, irritable, or tense
Other names or form
How is PTSD diagnosed?
Any mental physician can work with them.
How is PTSD treated?
Without treatment symptoms can last for months. Mental specialists in treating anxiety problems are usually experienced in working with people with PTSD.
Seeking help from a professional for overcoming PTSD is a step that makes some people worry that it means they're "crazy". But often it's the best thing they can do to manage their stress.