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Various forms of psychotherapy are helpful in PTSD. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be very helpful. In addition, support groups...
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When its life is threatened, every creature on earth does one of two things: fight or run away. Humans are no different. Life-threatening experiences...
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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an emotional illness that usually develops as a result of a terribly frightening, life-threatening, or...
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Sleeping only 20 hours per week is a danger in itself.The inability to sleep at least 7-8 hours per night, along with experiencing frequent...
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Gardening is not a new treatment option in the mental health field. I worked in a large state mental hospital during the 1960's and 1970's...
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Posttraumatic stress disorder -- or PTSD -- It is a situation in which one's life has been guided or dictated by an actual or perceived severe...
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Some ways that are often suggested for PTSD patients to cope with this illness include learning more about the disorder, as well as talking to...
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Treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) usually include psychological and medical treatments. Providing information about the illness...
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Although not all individuals who have been traumatized develop PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), there can be significant physical consequences...
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If you've suffered a traumatic experience, it's best to seek help from a mental health professional. Don't wait for symptoms to appear. If you are...
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For individuals who may be wondering if they should seek evaluation for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by their medical or mental-health...
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PTSD can be a very serious matter. I live on a Air Force base and I have had a few friends commit suicide and it's very tough to go through...
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A diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (or PTSD) is based on a report of the patient's full history. This will include recent symptoms; a...
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The three groups of symptoms that are required to assign the diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are: Recurrent re-experiencing of...
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Virtually any trauma, defined as an event that is life-threatening or that severely compromises the emotional well-being of an individual or causes...