Post-traumatic stress disorder
PTSD, or posttraumatic stress disorder, is a set of reactions that can occur after someone has been through a traumatic event. The chance of developing PTSD depends on the type of event experienced,
The main symptoms of PTSD are:
- Re-living the traumatic event
- Avoiding reminders of the traumatic event also known as triggers. these can be places where the traumatic event occurred, an Object or a person
- Negative thoughts and feelings such as fear, anger, guilt, or feeling A person might blame themselves or others for what happened during or after the traumatic event.
- Trouble Sleeping
Help is a stone throw away
If you have experienced something traumatic and are still having problems two weeks or more later, talk to a GP or a mental health professional.