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    written memoirs and war stories such as Going After Cacciato and The Things They Carried. The Things They Carried is Tim O’Brien’s collection of short stories about his experiences as a soldier in the Vietnam War. P.T.S.D., also known as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is “A condition marked by…

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    The topic that I choose to do my essay over is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. According to the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder article from Australian Nursing, PTSD is defined as “a psychological response to the experience of intense traumatic events, particularly those that threaten life. It can affect people of any age, culture or gender.” When a person undergoes a great deal of distress from something traumatic that happened to them from a situation or an event which could be but not limited…

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    emotionally which may be expressed as misunderstanding by family members and especially children, friends, and spouses. Also, mental support and understanding is very important for veterans. One of the most often occurring mental disorder is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Symptoms of PTSD sometimes may be viewed as odd and inappropriate behaviors by general public, and viewed as weakness by…

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    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), is a disorder that can effect men, women, and children. It can occur after someone goes through or experiences a traumatic event like combat, assault, or disaster (Weathers, Blake, Schnurr, Kaloupek, Marx, & Keane, 2013). Although, in early research this disorder was rooted originally with soldiers who experienced horrific exposure during the war, studies show anyone exposed a trauma, are at risk for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). According to Whiston…

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    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in WWI had such a big effect on the soldiers that they had to discharge thousands of soldiers from fighting in the war. PTSD is easier to get if you have other mental problems like depression and anxiety. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can effect anyone that has experienced a traumatic event in their lifetime. The topic of PTSD possesses a multitude of causes, which negatively impact the victim, his or her family, and society in which the victims lives;…

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    One reaction that our body’s trigger on the daily basis is stress. It’s a state of mental or emotional strain or tension that can be caused by hostile or very demanding situations. Stress is a way that our body responds to anything that have need of any demand or any type of threat. The body’s nervous system is effected by stress and has a specific of handling it. The nervous system act in response by discharging an overflow of the stress hormones, adrenaline and cortisol. Adrenaline is a…

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    “an estimated 7 to 8 percent of people in the United States” (Fredericks 17) have difficulty recovering from a terrible event, such as a natural disaster or war, and develop Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. The mental condition drastically affects the person’s life, mentally and physically. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is a result of experiencing or witnessing a disturbing event. All kinds of people, war veterans to abused young children, are diagnosed with PTSD. They can also contract the…

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    Matthew Tull, in his article “Stress in Children of Iraq War Soldiers”(2016), informs the reader of the harms and negative impacts PTSD war veterans can have on their family, that can cause an increase in stress and anxiety levels. Brian supports his assertion by providing the reader with factual evidence from credible sources, such as “At both points in time, they found that adolescents with family members serving in Iraq had higher heart-rate levels” (Tull). The authors purpose of this article…

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    respond to traumatic occurrences that cause them to respond with the same symptoms experienced by the Vietnam soldiers. Occurrences such as sexual abuse, violence and war contribute to the cause of the psychological complications (“Post-traumatic stress…”). Children not only develop PTSD from personal experiences of distress, but some children from military families who are exposed to the behavior of a parent who returned from deployment with the illness…

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    physio-pathological as well as psycho-emotional outcomes. Post-traumatic stress disorder results from witnessing or experiencing life-threatening or traumatic events. This disorder has intense psychological effects, which can be life-threatening and can impair a person's life. In the light of current emerging issues such as terrorism and extended combats, an acute rise in the number of patients diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be expected in the future. PSTD is currently…

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