Symptoms And Symptoms Of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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experience PTSD. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can last for many years, though some recover after 6-12 months. (Anxiety, n.p.) Like panic disorders, a person with PTSD may look to alcohol to cope with their feelings. Those with PTSD may have another type of anxiety and depression may also accompany the symptoms of the anxiety disorder. Do you ever feel self-conscious in situations with a lot of people? Do you get nervous thinking about standing in front of people and what they will think of you? Do you get embarrassed when walking into a room full of people? This is what a person with Social Anxiety Disorder may face. Did you answer yes to any of these questions? If so, it is not very surprising. In fact, 15 million adults ages 18 and over in the U.S. face these feelings. (Anxiety, n.p.) The feelings that one may have with Social Anxiety Disorder can vary and can be very focused or very broad. For instance, someone who only fears walking into a room full of people, but is not nervous in other situations is a very focused social anxiety, while someone else with Social Anxiety Disorder may be nervous and fear all social situations. (Anxiety, n.p.) Someone who has a social anxiety disorder faces symptoms that come along with fear and nervousness. Blushing, sweating and nausea are the most common symptoms of a social anxiety disorder. One also may have a hard time talking to other people in a situation they are uncomfortable in. People who have a Social Anxiety Disorder may…
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