Dealing With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

There are many different classifications in a box of Anxiety Disorders. One such category is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD. It is more dangerous as it is very hard to identify ‘symptoms of PTSD’ (also known as ‘Symptomer ved PTSD’ in the Danish Language).

Dealing with PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a condition that can develop after a frightening situation. Most often, these include persistent thoughts or memories of the event, many times in the form of flashbacks and feelings of emotional detachment, especially with those patients had been close to.

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PTSD can be a result of a number of events, such as violent attacks, rape, torture, war, serious accident, was arrested, and even child abuse. This event may affect the patient directly or does someone close to them.

Many people with PTSD relive the trigger event through their dreams, nightmares, and memories. It can happen throughout the day, every moment. PTSD sufferers often have trouble sleeping, feel disconnected from reality, and being startled very easily.

PTSD symptoms usually begin to show themselves within three months of the event, even though there are many cases when symptoms of staying dormant until years after the fact. However, diagnosis can only be made if the symptoms are persistent, lasting more than one month. Once the diagnosis is made, then you can start to treat PTSD.