Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) usually develops following a traumatic event. PTSD can affect anyone in any situation like a car accident, assault, natural disasters etc. The event needs to be an overwhelming life experience, that is unpredictable or uncontrollable will usually trigger PTSD.
PTSD is usually associated with soldiers who have seen military combat. Post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD Hypnotherapy can remove all symptoms of this condition.
It can affect a wide variety of people those who experience the event. People who witness an event, or those who work as police or emergency officers who deal with the event afterwards. It can even occur in friends or family of people who know the people who actually went through the event/trauma.
PTSD can develop in different ways depending on the person. The signs or symptoms can develop in the hours, days or weeks, months and sometimes years after the event.
Traumatic events that can cause Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
|Car or Plane crashes||Assault|
|Terrorist attacks||Sexual or physical abuse|
|A sudden death of loved one||Childhood neglect|
Symptoms of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
|Re-experiencing the traumatic event||Depression and hopelessness|
|Intrusive, upsetting memories of the event||Suicidal thoughts and feelings|
|Flashbacks||Feeling alienated and alone|
|Nightmares||Physical aches and pains|
|Intense physical reactions to reminders of the event |
(e.g. pounding heart, rapid breathing, nausea, muscle tension, sweating)
|Feelings of mistrust and betrayal|
|Anger and irritability||Avoiding activities, places, thoughts, or feelings that remind you of the trauma|
|Anxiety and fear||Difficulty falling or staying asleep|
|Guilt, shame, or self-blame||Difficulty concentrating|
|Substance abuse||Hyper-vigilance (on constant â€œred alertâ€)|
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may affect all aspects of your life in a negative fashion. It can also impact those close to you like family friends etc.