Effective Interventions For PTSD

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According to our text, ‘PTSD is a broad category that applies to people who have been severely traumatized at one or more times in their lives…” People suffering from PTSD, have trouble functioning in their daily lives as a result of their trauma, they may experience; flashbacks or re-experiencing the event, anger, intense fear and feelings of hopelessness – which could lead to suicidal ideation, numbness or detachment from the experience, and a number of other symptoms, in various combinations. Also, family members of those suffering from PTSD may have their own bout with this condition as well, such as children and spouses of deployed service men and women. Effective interventions for PTSD include; empowerment - building strength through
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