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How Does PTSD Affect the Brain?

If you or someone you love has recently experienced or witnessed a traumatic event, it can have a dramatic effect on your psyche. Seemingly, the world itself may have seemed to change. You may have trouble focusing, experience flashbacks or nightmares regularly, or feel like you’re constantly on edge. These symptoms may indicate that you…

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Self-Destructive Behavior and PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that arises as a response to acutely traumatic experiences. Those who live with PTSD have significantly altered mental states as a result of the trauma, which can lead to behaviors such as severe anxiety, intense fear, or hyper-aggression. While these behaviors are sometimes directed outwards,…