Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is actually a form of an anxiety disorder which can be triggered by either experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. It is not a condition limited only to combat veterans. The trauma could be something which was directed toward themselves personally as in the case of rape or assault, but [...]
When a child tells you that he or she has been sexually molested, you are being put in a very, very crucial position. The truth is that how you decide to proceed will have a huge impact on this person’s future. If you do nothing, the abuse will most likely continue, and the child’s trust [...]
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD) has been affecting people for many years. While it might not have had a name or simply was referred to as "shell shock," its impact is the same. As time passes, we are learning more about the disorder and what can be done to combat it. While our knowledge of the [...]
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a problem that America has become much more familiar with as a decade-long war returns veterans with life-altering images trapped in their minds. Researchers are beginning to make more breakthroughs in the understanding and treatment of the debilitating condition, which can lead to suicide.