Post-Tramatic Stress Disorder
By: Heetanshi Joshi TB7
Signs or Symptoms
- Re living the traumatic event in nightmares, flashbacks, or disturbing mental images.
- Avoiding reminders of the trauma like people, places, or activities. Also avoiding talking about the event.
- Emotional Numbness: feeling detached from the rest of the world.
- Experiencing hyper vigilance: Being jumpy, irritable, or tense.
PTSD is another name for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
How is PTSD diagnosed?
PTSD is diagnosed by seeing and talking to mental health professionals who treat anxiety problems. You can also take medication to help reduce anxiety, panic or disorder.
How is PTSD treated?
PTSD can be treated by seeking professional help or talking to a therapist or guidance counselor about the event. They can help with stress management, and anxiety. Reducing your worries can also help you to deal with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Interesting Fact About PTSD
Frequent thought and images of what happened during the event that caused the trauma, and nightmares or fears can actually be a part of recovering from the stress.