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What Are the Signs of PTSD?

As per the American Psychiatric Association, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects about 3.5 percent of American adults. PTSD is a psychiatric disorder that occurs in people who have experienced traumatic events. A person with PTSD may experience disturbing thoughts and feelings that take them back to when they encountered the traumatic event. In severe cases,…

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Childhood Trauma and Mental Health

A child that feels threatened by an event can become traumatic. Some children can adjust as they grow. For others, these events shape up their future. They end up developing traumatic stress disorders that they carry into adulthood. Childhood trauma and mental health have a close relation. These traumas pose a threat to the proper…