Category Archives: Post traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Three Common Reactions to Trauma and How Therapy Helps

Trauma is one of the most common reasons why many individuals seek professional therapeutic help. In fact, recent studies estimate that around 70% of U.S. adults have experienced trauma at some point in their lives. In some cases, severe experiences of trauma can result in the development of a condition known as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.…
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Exercise Emerges as New Way to Treat PTSD

PTSD is one of the most commonly misunderstood mental health disorders. According to statistics from the National Institutes of Health, Sidran Institute, and the Department of Veteran Affairs, collected by PTSD United, the socioeconomic impact of PTSD is quite heavy. In fact, it is reported that “the annual cost to society of anxiety disorders is estimated…
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Five Commons Myths About Treating PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is arguably one of the most commonly misunderstood mental illnesses. Yet it is among the most serious if left untreated. The National Center for PTSD reports that witnessing and/or experiencing trauma is not uncommon. In fact, they estimate that approximately 60% of men (6 in 10) and 50% of women…
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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

What is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder? Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, once called shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome, is a serious potentially debilitating condition that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a natural disaster, serious accident, terrorist incident, sudden death of a loved one, war, violent personal assault such as rape, or…
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