PTSD Differences Among Men and Women

Men and women are different. A few decades ago, that idea made the cover of major news magazines. But researchers are frequently confronted with differences between the sexes. A recent study on the mental health condition known as Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) suggests that gender differences may play a role in who is most...

16 Things To Remember If Your Loved Ones Suffer From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after you have been through some form of trauma. A trauma is an emotional or physical shock to the body that you see or experience. During this type of event, you think that your life or the lives of others are in danger, leaving you feeling afraid, helpless,...

You Can Get PTSD From Staying In An Emotionally And Sexually Abusive Relationship

 I wanted to leave, but I didn't know how...Stop. Just stop asking why a woman is so stupid and so weak when she stays in an abusive relationship. There's no answer you can possibly understand.Your judgment only further shames abused women. It shames women like me.There was no punch on the very first date with...

22 Ways to Support Someone With PTSD, From People Who Have It

Unless you live with post-traumatic stress disorder, it can be hard to understand why an event from the past can still affect someone now. You may wonder why they just can’t “forget about it,” or get confused when seemingly low-stress situations evoke a strong reaction.But for people with post-traumatic stress disorder, their brain actually...

Shares SHARES Share More Some Important Information About PTSD

PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is a severe incapacitating condition that mainly manifests itself in crippling anxiety, depression, fits of anger and irritability, sleep disorders, and psychosomatic pain. As is implied by its name, it appears in people who have suffered severe trauma — the most common group are veteran soldiers who have...

42 Things People With PTSD Want You to Understand

11 Things 1. You don’t have to be a veteran to have PTSD. The disorder can develop after a traumatic event, like witnessing or experiencing sexual assault, violence or death. It is estimated that 60 percent of men and 50 percent of women will experience one traumatic event at some point in their lives, although that...

You Can Get PTSD From Staying In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Stop. Just stop asking why a woman is so stupid and so weak when she stays in an abusive relationship. There’s no answer you can possibly understand. Your judgment only further shames abused women. It shames women like me. There was no punch on the very first date with my ex-husband. That’s not normally how abusive marriages...

How People Who Have PTSD Live Differently

Having Post Traumatic Stress Disorder changes a person, not only the way they think, but also the way they act and how they love. It can be challenging, most of the time with PTSD a few other things come along such as anxiety, depression and panic which can change a lot about how a...

PTSD: 5 Events That Could Trigger Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) often happens as a result of living through something shocking or horrific. It’s natural to experience stress in response to something traumatic, and an overabundance of this emotion can cause deeper, long-lasting issues that require treatment. Though veterans are typically what we envision when this disorder is called to mind,...

PTSD: 7 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About the Disorder

PTSD is an awful ordeal for a lot of people, including family members of people suffering from this disorder. Thoughts, memories, or flashbacks can stay in your mind and give you trouble for months or even years after you experience trauma. At times, this lurks in your subconscious and you don’t even realize directly...


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