Most adults will experience at least one trauma in their lifetime, not all traumatic experiences will lead to developing Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Feeling upset, or a bit anxious with memories of these events is expected but most adults begin to feel better with less upset feelings after a few weeks after the event.

If the symptoms persist for more than a month and start to disrupt your daily life, it’s important to seek professional help. Remember, symptoms of Anxiety and Depression can manifest in various ways.

Signs and Symptoms of PTSD may include:

  • Reliving the event over and over in what is called “flashbacks.”
  • nightmares
  • avoiding reminders of the traumatic event
  • may feel numb.
  • loose pleasure in things you previously enjoyed.
  • Panic attacks – sudden onset of anxiety that may hold you frozen in time.
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • There may be parts of the traumatic even that you forget.
  • Your daily life is disrupted.
  • Depression And Anger Outbursts

Types of traumas that may require Post Traumatic Stress Therapy:

  • Car accidents
  • Violent crimes
  • Witnessing violence
  • Natural disasters
  • Sexual assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Bullying
  • Emotional, verbal, and physical abuse
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