What Is PTSD?

Overview: What Is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? The National Institute of Mental Health defines Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as a condition that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. An example of such an event could be a natural disaster, a car accident, a sexual assault, a robbery, combat or even a terrorist … Continue reading What Is PTSD?

Symptoms of PTSD

What are the symptoms of PTSD? PTSD signs and symptoms are different for every individual. While most symptoms develop within three months of a traumatic event, The Mayo Clinic notes it is not uncommon for symptoms to develop years later. While there are a number of symptoms that some experience in their battle with PTSD, … Continue reading Symptoms of PTSD

Do I Have PTSD?

How Do I Know If I Have PTSD? What Should I Do? While people commonly associate the disorder with returning war veterans or men/women in the army, these are not the only individuals who are capable of experiencing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. However, many people who have experienced trauma outside of war can experience this debilitating … Continue reading Do I Have PTSD?