Symptoms And Treatment Of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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PTSD PTSD otherwise known as Post-traumatic stress disorder, Shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome they are all the same and all have the same effects. PTSD is a mental health condition which is triggered by a traumatizing event. The disorder is very common in the military world with personnel experiencing war and the horrifying tragedy’s that happen during war. The Soldiers experience things the people living freely in the country do not. This does not mean civilians are prone to the disorder. Anything from a car accident to a freak storm can cause a traumatic event that can trigger the nightmares and flashbacks that PTSD can cause. Post-traumatic stress in most cases will not last forever some cases can last only a couple of days, but more severe cases can last years. There are treatments that can slow and even stop PTSD. Just going out and talking to someone can help out a victim of the disorder dramatically. There are multiple different therapy’s that can help stop the flashbacks, dreams, and …show more content…
For a lot of war veterans group theory is become more popular and is helping out the veterans cope with their mental disorder they are experiencing first hand. “Doctors may prescribe medications other that Zoloft and Paxil, especially if comorbid disorders exist (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms, Causes and Effects)” They are a list of side effects that the medication causes on the human body. Many people prefer to stay off the medication and would rather stay or try out therapy. Psychotherapy is the most used method of therapy. The patient just speaks and gets it all off his or her mind and the therapist listens and takes notes and ask questions. “Research shows that support from family and friends can be an important part of therapy (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).” Family is a huge part of the recovering process. Just having the family listen can help out a victim

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