Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ( Ptsd )

944 WordsApr 24, 20164 Pages
Today, 44.7 million veterans are struggling with Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD Stats). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental disorder common found in veterans who came back from war. We can express our appreciation to our veterans by creating more support programs, help them go back to what they enjoy the most, and let them know we view them as a human not a disgrace. According to the National Care of PTSD, a government created program, published an article and provides the basic definition and common symptoms of PTSD. Post-traumatic stress disorder is defined as having symptoms mostly related to constant flashbacks from terrorist attack and after serious attacks happened after the incident. The types of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can be caused either by disasters, terrorism, war, and violence along with abuse. The symptoms can vary based on “where”, “how”, “your reaction”, “injured” and the support you receive from others. "Participants expressed benefits and risks regarding study participation supporting the findings that repeated assessments of traumatic symptoms using personal handheld devices may lead to small increases in distress and PTSD symptoms, but that these approaches may be generally well tolerated." (Murer) According to research, Jeffrey Stevenson Murer and his colleagues founded that treatment programs help more veterans to recover and cope with the disorder. There are various types of programs helping veterans today with how to cope with
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