Awareness of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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First documented the 1600’s symptoms of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) have been identified overtime in wartime. PTSD has developed worse with soldiers over time. If it was unaware what PTSD, it’s an anxiety disorder that may develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which severe physical harm occurred or was threatened. Many of the events soldiers witness are horrifying and what comes after the trigger is unpredictable. Now PTSD can play a heavy factors in a veterans life such as impeding social interaction with strangers or even family members or having a hard time to complete task or even getting a job after the years of service.Society should care for these veterans because they risk their lives to keep us safe and have to do things that many member. To help these veterans the community has to realize that many of them aren’t comfortable with what has happened to them in active service so the community as a whole should show compassion and support to help them overcome this disorder. If we don’t helped them who will? PTSD can take an individual to make unreasonable decisions, they can be a threat to themselves or a threat to someone else.
While most people don’t know what PTSD can do, in reality it’s a major problem for military veterans. What PTSD essentially is it’s a mental…

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