Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

70% of adults have experienced some type of traumatic event at least once in their life.

Sourceshttp://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/basics/definition/con-20022540http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/index.shtmlhttp://healmyptsd.com/education/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-statistics

TreatmentRecommended is to seek a Psychiatrst to talk through the traumatic event.

Definition: (PTSD) is a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event.

Seek help!

Post-Traumatic Stress DisorderBy: Jordan Erickson, Hour: 1

Symptoms

Symptoms include:~ Flashbacks~ Nightmares and extreme anxiety~ Uncontrollable thoughts about the event

Local Resources

David Johnson MD:~ Psychiatrist Doctors, Minneapolis, 612-332-4864, Machinenet.comGerald F Ronning Md:~ Psychiatrist Doctors, Minneapolis, 612-321-9757, Machinenet.comAcute Psychiatric Services:~ Psychiatrist Doctors, Minneapolis, 612-873-3161, Machinenet.com

FACT:A person with drug and alcohol issues are more likely to develope PTSD.

Causes: The causes of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is anyone that goes through a traumatic experience and has difficulty adjusting and coping.

Anyone can be affected by this disorder! Around 7.7 million American are affected, and it can develope at any age.

People with PTSD have the highest rates of healthcare service use.

1-10 women developes PTSD. Women are twice as likely as men.

Emily Dickinson As we all know Emily Dickinson was a famous poet, but what most don't know is she also had PTSD

Link:. http://www.socialworkdegreeguide.com/10-famous-people-with-anxiety-disorders/


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