Can You Get PTSD From Another Disorder?
PTSD is a short form of post-traumatic stress disorder, a mental illness that develops after a person experiences or witnesses a traumatic event. Many people associate post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with war veterans. And while it’s true that vets are at a higher risk for developing the condition, they’re far from being the only ones. […]
What Are The Symptoms Of PTSD?
After going through a traumatic experience, most people will have a hard time adjusting and coping, but with time, they may start to feel better. However, some will continue to experience severe anxiety and dread for months in the aftermath of a traumatic experience, leading to PTSD. PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, is commonplace among […]
PTSD and Isolation
If you survived a deadly trauma, you might experience powerful flashbacks, avoidance, eating and sleeping problems, and a strong desire to isolate yourself from the rest of the world, even years later. Symptoms like these may indicate PTSD and another condition known as isolation (or social isolation). But they are treatable. What is PTSD? “Post-traumatic […]