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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that occurs after a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, war or assault.
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You can phone any hospital and get this information or phone the Mental Health Clinic in your area and they will put you on the right track. Unfortunately, unlike our other doctors, there are no real records kept on psychiatrists (this should be changed in the next few years.) It's tough to know who…
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Only a qualified doctor or therapist can diagnose a condition like PTSD.   You would need to speak with a mental health professional who specializes in such issues. Anyone can speculate and make up stuff for you, telling you what you want to hear, but if you want to do it right and accurately…
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Post-traumtic stress disorder usually occurs after a major trauma. After witnessing a murder, rape, an accident or hitting one's head. Rather than recovering from the events people frequently re-live the trauma and symptoms.
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Many believe that WWI is when post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) first was seen.
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ANSWER 1 :Not directly. Flashbacks and similar episodes are not the same things, nor caused by the same influences, as schizophrenia. However trauma, especially to the head, can cause or trigger schizophrenia and similar problems, while at the same time creating PTS. Thus, the two sometimes occur …
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There are 3 factors that affect mental heath: The hereditary,physical,and socio cultural. Other factors affecting mental health: 1. Intelligence 2. Physical Health 3. Parents and Home 4. Habit training in Childhood 5. Ethical and Moral Upbringing 6. Personal Effort to Practice Mental Hygiene …
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The correct term is Anthropophobia- Fear of people or society, or Sociophobia- Fear of society or people in general.
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PTSD patients re-experience an event over and over again in one of several ways. They may have frightening dreams or memories of the event or have flashbacks. They may become upset during the anniversary of the particular event. The symptoms fall into three categories: 1. Re experiencing the event…
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this depends as to "why" are you nervous, meeting new people, or driving a car, whatever the reason, this condition needs to be addressed by a doctor.
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PTSD is a psychological disorder that involves a maladaptive reaction to a traumatic event. People with this disorder usually have a continuous problem of adjustment, even after several years after the traumatic event has passed. Symptoms are avoiding anything that reminds them of the event, traumat…
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1. STRESS: Stress is certainly not a psychosomatic disorder. What is stress? Stress is hyperactivity at rest. Stress occurs in the mind. However, in stress no thoughts are involved and therefore it doesn't distort thinking. Thus, by any definition it can't be considered as a mental disorder. Where d…
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PTSD comes from being in traumatic situations, like in combat. it comes from being separated from your loved ones whilst being in combat, or as equally traumatic place and time. it is not somehing to be joked about and if not treated properly can lead to all kinds of downfalls for the person afflict…
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No. PTSD some cases may be cured and/or controlled with therapy. Not all cases of PTSD, just as not all people are the same. Some Dr's like to just put you on a medication and that's that. Most will put you on a medication and monitor your therapy progress. As you make progress with therapy they may…
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You can forget the event that caused the disorder or you may forget everything that happened before it.I have PTSD and my memory has been effected and i don't remember anything that happened before the event, i remember what happened tho, i have nightmares every night and i also have replays in my h…
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~Flashbacks -reliving the trauma over and over, including physical symptoms like a racing heart or sweating. Nightmares. ~Staying away from places, events, or objects that are reminders of experience. Feeling emotionally numb. Feeling strong guilt, depression, or worry. ~Being easily startled. Feeli…
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Yes, you can only collect payment for one or the other on any given day though. If you only do your weekend MUTA 4 training in a month, you will only receieve a prorated amount for your disability (26 days). If you do more Reserve training, it is even les disability compensation.
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Yes, it was called Irritable Heart Syndrome or Nostalgia back then.
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Only 8% of the US population.
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Acute senses apply mainly to the heightened perception and receptivity of the five senses + , sometimes can manifest as Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. A person who is acute in senses at strongest point also may experience extra sensory perception phenomenom. The senses are hyperactive resulting from…
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A psychological reaction occurring after a highly stressing event that is characterized by depression, anxiety, flashbacks, recurrent nightmares, and avoidance of reminders of the event.
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A sense of personal isolation and chronic anxiety
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It can. I use seriquel to sleep but I also have PTSD and it helps me with stabilizing my moods.
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My Journey with God: "To know my heavenly Father, celebrate life with Him, and to make Him known. To keep my life in balance, in alignment, as instituted by God and his calling on my life by the following personal disciplines: Spiritual Growth, Calling/Career/Finances/Chores, Hope/Vision/Creative A…
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Mood disorders, also called affective disorders, are a group of illnesses that have as their distinguishing characteristic an experience of mood that is unusual for the circumstances. Common mood disorders include bipolar disorder, depression, postpartum depression, cyclothymia, schizoaffective diso…
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Of those who have been in combat, most of them if not all.
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder most likely affects many different regions of the brain but two areas in particular seem most involved. The amygdala helps transmit signals regarding physical and chemical responses to threatening information from the environment. The hippocampus provides the link betw…
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Post Traumatic Stress has been know for fifty years at least. I love sites that let anyone change the information, because then you never know if it's correct or not- isn't that fantastic!
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Anyone can develop PTSD regardless of how severe or traumatic any event may seem to an outsider. People with more resilience appear to be less likely to develop PTSD than those with low resiliency. PTSD can develop after a single traumatic event (I.e. Car Accident, Rape, Natural disaster), or after …
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There are many types of traumatic events that can lead to PTSD, but the main ones are: WarRapeNatural DisastersA Car or Plane CrashKidnappingViolent AssaultSexual or Physical AbuseMedical Procedures (especially in kids)
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There is NEVER an excuse for abuse!!! If he has a problem, he needs help from a professional and you need to STAY AWAY until he gets it! Call your local abuse hotline NOW. God be with you.
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Any stimulus that helps us recall information in long-term memory. The fact that retrieval cues can provoke powerful recollections has led some researchers to speculate that perhaps all memories are permanent. That is, perhaps nearly all experiences are recorded in memory for a lifetime, and all fo…
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The three groups of symptoms that are required to assign the diagnosis of PTSD are recurrent re-experiencing of the trauma (for example, troublesome memories, flashbacks that are usually caused by reminders of the traumatic events, recurring nightmares about the trauma and/or dissociative reliving o…
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that is triggered by a terrifyng event. Symptoms may include nightmares, flashbacks and severe anxiety.
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Just tell them. Unless they were the cause, they should understand. If you do not think they will, then get some help from your counselor. If you are not getting counseling, call your local mental health association or other social services provider for referrals. If you have been interacting with …
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We are not sure what your question is, but you might want to ask it of someone at your local mental health association.
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I thought I answered this question last month. It is very likely that the airman is suffering Post Traumatic Stress. Encourage him to speak with a counselor, either provided by the Air Force or in private practice. Hopefully the USAF handles these issues better than the Army. If you are in the guard…
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It will never be completely gone but they can be brought to a fully functioning level to the point where it doesn't affect their life any longer. Another trauma (even a small one) could bring it back full force, though.
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I will give you a better and more reasonable answer then"trherthhkjnhkjnjnblsdfj btgrnseruvm fvbk vbf ef vbfvrhdbvg eurvfvdfvb fdvbxvbdfhugb dvb"Women suffer from higher rates of PTSD, and rape is thought to be the most likely trauma that may cause a woman to develop PTSD. This may be due to the int…
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There is no proven way to "treat" Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, but there are steps that you can take in order to improve your quality of life. Seeking advice and counsel from a psychologist or psychiatrist is helpful, also, taking mood-stabilizers helps keep your emotions from constantly staying …
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Seek a trained professional to provide assistance, preferably a counselor experienced in dealing with Post Traumatic Stress. PTSD is extremely likely in this case. Post-traumatic stress disorder is very common among veterans. PTSD is a disorder which is experienced by normal people who have survive…
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There are three main types of symptoms:1) Re-experiencing the traumatic event, which includes:Intrusive, upsetting memories of the eventFlashbacks (acting or feeling like the event is happening again)Nightmares (either of the event or of other frightening things)Feelings of intense distress when rem…
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cause od PTSD can vary from person to person, but it's always caused by some kind of trauma. This is not an exhaustive list, only some examples- Rape, war, domestic violence, bullying, witnessing violence (directly or indirectly), car accidents, ect.
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Just from the way it is worded, this looks as if it is a question from an exam paper or from a student's coursework. Therefore the answer below, whilst very well-meaning in its intent, really need not say: "With all due respect, you are not equipped to do so yourself, or you would not be asking thi…
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Hereditary Factor. Physical Factor. Socio-cultural Factor.
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According to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, qualified employers cannot discriminate against us for having service connected disability relating to PTSD as it is qualified as a disability. Passing the agency's psychological exam will be a different story though.
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Post-traumatic stress disorder is not capitalized, but PTSD is. Check any stylebook for verification... Chicago Manual of Style, etc.
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dont rely on answers from a chat board like this for such a serious subject. PTSD for military vets is easy to get - anonymously. just call your closest VA hospital. good luck to you
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The link has the info you need. The diagnostic criteria for PTSD, stipulated in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10 (ICD-10), may be summarized as:[67] Exposure to a stressful event or situation (either short or long lasting) of exceptionally t…
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PTSD military veterans "can" face difficulties getting gun permits. BUT, I am an OIF war vet from 2003/2004, and I have been diagnosed wit PTSD, and own firearms. The certain question on the form when purchasing a firearm is meant mainly towards mentally disturbed individuals that are or have been h…
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It is very difficult to treat, but many different therapies are applied. The methods used include:Eye-Movement Desensitization Retraining (EMDR) - That is a technique involving eye-movement.Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) - That uses some of the EMDR technique and adds, tapping various meridians i…
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There is no way to "treat" PTSD. The best way you can help your friend is to seek professional help for them. They need to work through the trauma.
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You would call that person a person dealing with post-traumatic stress.
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PTSD is treatable, but only by mental health professionals, and the sooner the better.
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well there's a 1/3 chance of it ocuring after a trauma so I guess it's 33.3etc%
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. There are hundreds of PTSD models including cognitive models, neurobiological models, three component models, four component models, five component models, animal models, etc. you are going to have to get a little more specific
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If I were you I wouldn't take st john wort. I've heard that it can make ptsd worse in some cases. I would try wellbutrin or budiproprion (Spelling) instead. Slowly wean from cymbalta. It can make you severely depressed and or manic even if you have never been. Also wellbutrin and the budi meds are t…
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PTSD can have many different effects depending upon the severity and the context. PTSD can do anything from making it more difficult to sustain relationships to feeling extreme anxiety when leaving the house to being unable to concentrate or work.
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He considers himself fortunate that he was not charged criminally and court marshalled for striking an officer, and goes home to carry on with his life as best he can.
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is diagnosed when your still suffering from the disaster or traumatic experience after at least 3 months.
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This disorder is common after a person assault, for examples rape, bombing, human-made disasters, earthquacks, ext. Symptoms may included flashbacks, nightmares, emotional numbness, sleeplessness, guilt, and problems with concentration.
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The term "post-traumatic stress disorder " was coined by the Canadian psychiatrist Chaim Shatan in the 1970s and appeared in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 3rd edition published in 1980. The condition in soldiers has been known about for over 2,000 years. Combat stress, b…
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From a person who has it, there is no guarantee that you will ever grow out of it but it is, in fact, possible. If you have it, you need to seek treatment from a medical doctor like a psychiatrist and maybe some counseling sessions will do you some good. Medication will most likely be needed. Also, …
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PTSD is its own mental disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder than can develop after exposure to any event which results in psychological trauma. Although most people encounter trauma in their lifetime, only about 8 % develop full PTSD. Symptoms and signs of PTSD include: *re-experiencing (th…
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
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If you suspect any armed forces soldier, airman, marine, sailor is suffering from PTSD you need to speak to either your commanding officer or your chaplain. You could upset the airman if you confront him directly. If you cannot speak to your CO or chaplain then speak to one of the professionals at t…
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While the activation aspects of PTSD (rage, anger, irritability, somatic re-activations) have alot to do with a hyperarousal of the sympathetic nervous system that runs through the right side of the brain, PTSD from a brainwave side of things has more to do with disharmony and imbalance between the …
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post traumatic stress disorder is a mental condition brought upon by..obviously some sort of trauma and therefore has little or nothing to do with physical trauma, and from psychological standpoint has no bearing on becoming bipolar. Bipolar or manic depression is a physiological disorder that is at…
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You don't deploy in the IRR - you may be called to active duty, assigned to a unit, then deployed, or recalled into a Reserve unit to serve part time - but never deployed directly from the IRR. You're venturing into complicated territory here, but ultimately, it will be the determination of a revie…
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PTSD can be a very hard illness to deal with, even if you are the watcher, not the sufferer. For families it could be very upsetting because part of the illness is sometimes losing touch with the present moment (dissociating) and due to the high anxiety of the condition, they may sometimes feel like…
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The acronym PTSD typically refers to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is a type of anxiety disorder that can occur at any age after a traumatic event that involved the threat of injury or death.
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Trauma (infringement or neglect/abandonment based, as there are two types). Specifically, the higher risk of debilitating symptoms will come not only from a emotional reactivity predisposition (diathesis-stress model), but also from a magnification factor kind of thing of the type of trauma. For in…
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It shouldn't be a problem, the best thing to do is see a healthcare professional who will be able to refer you to appropriate help.
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Rick Ross he suffered from stress because of the lack of sleep he was getting due to his singing career.
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See a healthcare professional such as a general practitioner for an initial assessment . You may then be referred to a mental health professional such as a psychologist or a psychiatrist nurse who will be able to discuss your options with you and refer you to appropriate treatment. They may offer me…
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Absolutely. Although hallucination is and delusion are not specific criteria of PTSD, However, it is not uncommon for people with severe PTSD to either suffer psychotic symptoms or have co-morbid diagnoses such as psychotic disorders. There is a growing discussion that PTSD with psychosis should be …
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