Analysis Of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a disorder that occurs when someone has had something scary or dangerous happen in their life. In this disorder, it is natural for the person to feel scared during and after the situation they were in. In this disorder fear is triggered and changes in the body help defend them against danger, this response is healthy to protect this person from harm. Anyone with a reaction after trauma usually recovers, but those who continue may be diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.. People with PTSD might feel scared even when they are safe and out of harm. People with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder have symptoms for longer than one month. They cannot function as well as before they did before the tragic event.…show more content…
Sometimes it doesn't begin until a couple years. Some people can recover within six months, some don't recover for a long time. Women are twice as likely to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, men and children can develop it. PTSD can also happen with depression, substance abuse, and any other anxiety disorders. They can have symptoms that causes problems with closeness, trust, communications, and problem solving. This can affect the way they act toward others. 7.7 million Americans that are 18 and older have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. 67% of people that were exposed to mass violence have been shown to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Which is a higher rate than people who have experienced natural disasters or any kind of traumatic event. Families of a victim can also develop Post-Traumatic Stress
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