Thursday, 24 November 2011

Diagnosed with PTSD: Do’s and Don’ts

In our day to day lives, many of us face incidents that may be over-intensive, terrible, and beyond our control. For example, we can meet with a massive car crash, be the dupe of a physical attack, or an eye-witness to an accident.  Generally, people get over such things very quickly without requiring any help. While many a times, such trauma situations continue to disturb some of us for the coming days, months or years or even for whole life. If you or your close ones are experiencing such after effects of traumas, then they are suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD in short.

Friday, 26 August 2011

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Common Causes and Victims

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (also known as PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to any event that results in psychological trauma.  This event may involve the threat of death to oneself or to someone else, or to one's own or someone else's physical, sexual, or psychological integrity, overwhelming the individual's ability to cope.

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Having Nightmares..!!! Be Aware…Might be Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

This article has been written to make people aware about a serious traumatic state, i.e. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Let’s discuss this situation with help of a real story. If you have remembered the news of an earth quake that came in Japan some months ago, a 22 year old girl had been majorly affected by it. Although, she got only minor injuries, but two friends who were at her home were killed. Few days after the earth quake went normal and seemed like just a bad dream that young girl had. However, from one Saturday night, she started having nightmares about it. And till now, the scenes and noises of the earth quake disturb her most of the time.

PTSD Symptoms And Signs

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is an arousing disease that is referred as the stress turmoil and more often than not develops consequent to a very terrifying, severe and highly hazardous incident. PTSD sufferers relive the traumatic incident in some way, have a propensity to avoid places, people, or other things that jog their memory of the event, and are elegantly aware to real life incidents.
Three areas of indication are needed to the identification of Post traumatic stress disorders: