Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Leading to, Diagnosing and Treating PTSD
PTSD can emerge in many people in many ways. Some causes could be from war, hurricanes, sexual abuse, physical abuse a bad accident or anything that a person could find to be traumatizing and unforgettable. The diagnosis process first starts with the question of "was the patient in a traumatizing or extremely stressful event?". After that they see fi the person has periodic and persistant re-experiences. This would include flashbacks, trouble sleeping or nightmares, feeling alone, angry outbursts, feeling worried guilty or sad, agitation, dizziness, fainting, feeling your heart beat in your chest. They have treatments and help for the disorder however. People can now attend talk therapy regularly or medicine or both. Anywhere from six to twelve weeks, if a very traumatic to the person the treatment could take longer.