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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

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Post-traumatic stress disorder is a condition that arises after a traumatic or tragic event. While often associated with war veterans - abuse, vehicle accidents and fire are just a few of the other possible causes of this type of anxiety. PTSD can be difficult to diagnose and is made more challenging by the fact that people who have the condition do not always seek help. To diagnose PTSD a doctor will ask many questions about the symptoms and tragic event experienced and might also perform a physical exam.  

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The traditional definition for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) indicates that there is one single traumatic event which caused a threat of or actual death or serious injury. However, recent research has shown that experiencing a series or prolonged episodes of trauma can also cause symptoms of PTSD. This is considered complex post traumatic…

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide, posted Resources for Veterans with PTSD It was called “shell-shock” during previous wars. Today, it is known as…

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