The Negative Effects Of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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When a man or a women returns from a combat deployment overseas they come and everyone is happy to see them, and this has been happening since the war in Iraq and Afghanistan wars started. But what they don’t realize is that that man or woman may not be so happy to be home but they don’t quite understand why. After past wars such as World War I this type of thing was called war fatigue and they were told they were fine. But this isn’t the cause in many men and women returning home from today’s wars. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can result from a number of different traumatic events, but the intensity and duration of some people’s reactions can be quite different but that also has many factors. The negative effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is affecting families and the effects it has on families of patients. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder isn’t something new that has just appeared it’s something people have been dealing with for as long as we have understood what it really is. When a father or a mother comes home from war, their children might not understand why mom or dad is always angry now or why they yell so much, verbal abuse and physical abuse is something that has become very common in people with PTSD. With this the spouse or loved one may suffer the same or similar abuse while just trying to care for a loved one not understanding why they may be this way. Another one of many ways PTSD is affecting family’s is the divorce rates have gone up and a
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