Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ( Ptsd )

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Name: Jean-Paul Institution: TBD Professor’s name: Joseph Grande Date of submission: 8/20/2015 Introduction For a very long time, it has been recognized that stressful life can have an emotional as well as a behavioral effect in a human being. Studies show that 60% of men, 50% of females as well as 90% of the population go through a stressful event in their lives that is life changing or they tend never to forget ever (Marsh, 2014). It is however true to say that not all of the people in this percentage will eventually fall into post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). When an individual is involved or encounters an event that is considered as traumatic, it is very common to experience distressing, upsetting, as well as confusing feelings in the near future after the event. The worst part is that these feelings may not emerge or surface immediately, the first thing that you actually go through is emotional numbness where nothing gets to you emotionally, thus the shift in your behavior will follow. After a while, a drastic shift in physical and emotional reactions is experienced in cases such as one being easily upset or simply not being able to get any sleep at all. It is expected after a disastrous event that a person will go through these tough moments and thus should be understood and they should be given time to heal back into their normal lives. However, there are cases where these symptoms go on for more than the expected
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