Month: October 2019

Health and mental care

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health awareness week Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a disorder that develops following a traumatic event and can occur in both veterans and civilians alike. It is characterized as: The reliving of the traumatic event through persistent thoughts, flashbacks, or nightmares. Avoidance of the people, places, activities, or reminders of the traumatic event Hyper state …

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Comforting a Friend Suffering from Traumatic Nightmares

How to confort a friend after Traumatic Nightmares Traumatic nightmares can impact a person’s life in a variety of ways, as it could cause sleep disturbances, insomnia, irritability, and poor concentration. As a result, it might lead to a substandard performance at work and relationship problems, which could damage a person’s emotional wellbeing and financial …

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Can Bullying Cause PTSD?

Bullying and PTSD Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often stems from a person witnessing or experiencing a trauma that made them feel threatened, vulnerable, or injured. It is, therefore, possible that you could develop the anxiety disorder if you are victim of bullying, or even your child might be living with PTSD following physical and/or verbal …

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PTSD: Signs and Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms of PTSD Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be triggered by witnessing or experiencing trauma. Sadly, it can lead to the development of various symptoms that can impact many aspects of a person’s everyday life. PTSD symptoms will commonly develop within the first month after the event, but they also might not appear …

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