Todd And His Family: A Case Study

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The trauma experienced during the terrorists attacks on the World Trade Center affected not only those in New York but the entire nation. Todd and his family are put at risk for a multitude of conditions ranging from PTSD to respiratory issues. Terrorism results in psychological trauma which if left untreated can develop into post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD in children can lead to a variety of systems such as interpersonal relations, and personality development though the most common symptom is suicidal tendencies, pessimism, and depression (Ahmed, p.2, 2007). This high level of stress so early on in life can impact a child for the long-term if not properly handled using therapy and different coping mechanisms. Todd was on duty during

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