Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder occurring in people who have experienced a traumatic event or a series of such events. Any person can be prone to PTSD, depending on the event they have experienced. PTSD is common in children who have experienced...

A psychological disorder as a result of a frightening or traumatic event is termed as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Any negative incident, including exposure to death, physical injury, mental or physical abuse, and so on, can result in PTSD. Some of the major reasons for PTSD...

Managing PTSD during and post COVID-19 surely requires nerves of steel, mainly for older adults. Thoughts like 'when will things get better? Will I survive this pandemic?' are likely to creep in and make your life even harder. I say it's normal to get anxious at...

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychological disturbance in a person after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic or dreadful event.Incidents like road accidents, physical or mental abuse, losing close ones, or assault can lead to PTSD.Basically, any incident that leads to a risk of getting...

In our daily lives, we tackle different challenges. For humans, the thing that matters the most is survival. Whether in danger, stress, hunger, or chaos, our defense mechanism is voluntarily triggered, just like a reflex action. However, there are times when we can't overcome a...

Recognizing the signs of unresolved trauma are often tricky. Sometimes people that are having difficulties enter therapy without knowing that they need to suffer the trauma that's causing disruptions in their daily lives. The very nature of trauma lends itself thereto. Often, when an individual...

Most effective treatments for PTSD For Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, one of the most successful interventions is medication and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). So far, excellent results have been obtained with CBT approaches. With the application of prolonged exposure therapy (PE) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), especially...

Haunted by nightmares — unable to shake memories of explosions, death, and visions of war — veterans can struggle with these images, even while awake. Many experience feelings of hysteria, depression, and anger, confused about the way to add up what they need to be...

PTSD takes a heavy toll on relationships, and it can be very hard to comprehend your loved one's behavior. You may feel like you're in a very precarious situation or living with a complete stranger. You may have to assume a bigger responsibility and deal...

We, humans, are born to survive. For us, the only thing that comes first is survival. Whether in danger, stress, hunger, or chaos, our defense mechanism voluntarily gets triggered, just like a reflex action. However, there could be situations we fail to overcome, or that...