Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Today we are here to figure out why is it that past events are the triggers that cause Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is an anxiety disorder that some people get after seeing or undergoing a dangerous event. There are various symptoms that begin to show or actions that can give a clear answer whether one may be diagnosed with this disorder. One of the many problems is that no age range is safe from suffering PTSD. One must ask themselves what set of events happened at that time to cause this disaster to occur and how did these events change the lives of these occupants’ forever. By the end of this paper, we will have our results and understanding why this affects many people. We can also figure out if there …show more content…
Luckily, I didn’t get injured and my car had minor damage. To get to the point, this accident didn’t cause me a massive amount of stress when I am driving. What it did was constantly make me look at my rear view mirror when I stopped the car at a red light. It makes me remember how fast the other guy was going and as you know objects can be farther or closer then they appear. Telling us that the car can be close but look far or vice-versa and to me it’ll feel as though the car is right behind me. An instant accident can cause years of damage psychologically. In the same way, military combat also known as shell shock can cause the same affect to the soldiers that protect our country with their lives. Military combat is a strenuous twenty-four hour job, which requires one to constantly be aware of their surroundings and of any threat that appears. There have been many wars in this life time and many military veterans have returned from war back into normal civilization and cannot function in their lives. Military.com states that, “About 30 percent of the men and women who have spent time in war zones experience PTSD.” The soldiers that return from combat experience flashbacks and their lives feels as though they are still at war. For example, the show “Criminal Minds” had an episode with a war veteran that worked as a plumber and while on

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