• PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

    PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder may remain for as long as six months after a traumatic event and may be prolonged for years. Typical criteria are:

    • The recollection and reliving of the event, also in dreams.
    • Avoidance of anything that might call back the event. This may lead to total social withdrawal.
    • The feeling of mental numbness. Affects will diminish.
    • Amnesia.
    • General arousal, irritability, disturbance of concentration, anxious alertness, scariness, sleeping disorders.

    PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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