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Post-traumatic stress disorder

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PTSD after 9/11 Attacks

by Sukhmeet Kaur

When 9/11/2001 is brought up in conversation, we tend to think back to where we were that day and how we heard about the terror attacks in New York City. For some, it is a memory of an attack on our national security and safety 19 years ago, and for others, it is a life changing trauma they feel the effects of till this day.  If someone is continuing to experience impact after going through, seeing, or learning about a traumatic event, this can be diagnosed as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

PTSD And Childhood Trauma

by Alice Ghosh

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is an anxiety disorder that occurs following a stressful experience or on witnessing a traumatic event in a person’s life. These are not rare. Childhood traumas have a larger impact on adulthood behaviors without even realizing it.

Proper Grieving Methods For Traumatic Encounters

by Jessica Miller

Many individuals worldwide are eligible to express with a tremendous amount of emotion their experience of witnessing either a friend, loved one, or even a stranger pass away right in front of them. This can be a very traumatic ordeal; however, being someone who has an understanding with this topic, I believe it is crucial to explain the overall coping methods involved. I find often, many are not informed properly with how to grieve in these circumstances resulting in a long journey of suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

The Impact Of Traumatic Events On Mental Health

by Althea Ocomen

Traumatic events can be defined as experiences that put either a person or someone close to them at risk of serious harm or death. This experience can horrifyingly scar a person for life. These can include:

  • road accidents
  • violence/prolonged abuse
  • natural disasters
  • serious illnesses

Teens, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression Symptoms Linked to Bullying

by Ellen Carey

The teenage years can be a challenging time for both teens and parents. Teenagers are going through many trials, and parents need to be sure that changes in their child’s mental health does not go undetected.