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Q: What part of the brain is overactive in post traumatic stress disorder?
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Can you have post-traumatic stress disorder at age 13?

You can have PTSD at any age, actually it is probably easier to get before your brain is fully developed.

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Is aphasia a traumatic brain injury?

No; it is a brain-based language disorder that may be caused by a brain injury.

Feel like brain locked up over a traumatic expiernce will it go away?

This could be due to a condition called Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and could require a combination of medical and psychological therapy to heal.

What has the author Eric Newhouse written?

Eric Newhouse has written: 'Faces of combat, PTSD and TBI' -- subject(s): Brain Injuries, Brain damage, Combat Disorders, Health Services Needs and Demand, Health services accessibility, Mental health care, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic, Veterans

Is PDS a brain disorder?

PDS is not a brain disorder, but an acronym for a test to screen for Posttramatic Stress Disorder, which is considered an anxiety disorder (so yes, it is a brain disorder) PDS stands for "Posttraumatic Stress Diagnostic Scale." At least, if you're referring to the same acronym I think you are.

Is Bipolar disorder similar to Postraumatic stress disorder?

The two are not really similar. Bipolar disorder is a chemical imbalance inside the brain which causes severe mood swings. Sometimes these people feel wonderful, and other times they can barely get out of bed.Post-traumatic stress disorder is caused by a horrific event which happens to a person. It is a memory and anxiety reaction which is caused by an outside event. There is usually no chemical imbalance in these people.

What research has been done on post-traumatic stress disorder?

Research conducted in the late 20th century suggests that PTSD sufferers undergo neurological and physiological changes stemming from altered brain activity.

What causes insomnia and who can get it?

Psychoactive drugs or stimulants, including certain medications, herbs, caffeine, cocaine, ephedrine, amphetamines, methylphenidate, MDMA, methamphetamine and modafinil can cause an individual insomnia. Hormone shifts and feelings like menstruation, menopause, fear, anxiety, emotional/mental tension, stress, unsatisfactory sex life, estrogen change, etc can cause insomnia. Mental disorders such as bipolar disorder, clinical depression, general anxiety disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, certain neurological disorders, brain lesions, or a history of traumatic brain injury.

What is the dsm code for traumatic brain injury?

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What is the DSM IV code for traumatic brain injury?

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Can concussions cause ADHD?

No; concussions can cause symptoms similar to ADHD, but it is not ADHD. ADHD is a developmental disorder of the brain that occurs in childhood.