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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health problem that can occur after a traumatic event like war, assault, or disaster. PTSD treatment can help.

Link: ptsd.va.gov

  • in Children and Teens

    ptsd.va.gov 17 Apr '14, 6pm

    This fact sheet provides an overview of how trauma affects school-aged children and teens. You will also find information on treatments for PTSD in children. To learn about PTSD in very young children, please see our fact sheet Very Young Trauma Survivors: The Role of Attachment . Wha...

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  • Peer Support Groups

    ptsd.va.gov 12 Apr '14, 5pm

    Peer support groups are a place where you can discuss day-to-day problems with other people who have been through trauma. Support groups have not been shown to reduce PTSD symptoms, but they can help you feel better in other ways. Because they can give you a sense of connection to oth...

  • Coping with Traumatic Stress Reactions

    ptsd.va.gov 21 Dec '13, 5pm

    Part of taking care of yourself means using the helping resources around you. If efforts at coping don't seem to work, you may become fearful or depressed. If your PTSD symptoms don't begin to go away or get worse over time, it is important to reach out and call a counselor who can he...

  • DSM-5 Criteria

    ptsd.va.gov 08 Nov '13, 7pm

    Diagnostic criteria for PTSD include a history of exposure to a traumatic event that meets specific stipulations and symptoms from each of four symptom clusters: intrusion, avoidance, negative alterations in cognitions and mood, and alterations in arousal and reactivity. The sixth cri...

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  • Dissociative Subtype of

    ptsd.va.gov 13 Nov '13, 1pm

    Several studies using latent class, taxometric, epidemiological, and confirmatory factor analyses conducted on PTSD symptom endorsements collected from Veteran and civilian PTSD samples indicated that a subgroup of individuals (roughly 15 - 30%) suffering from PTSD reported symptoms o...

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  • Mobile App: CBT-i Coach - NATIONAL CENTER for PTSD

    ptsd.va.gov 06 Aug '13, 4pm

    Sleep problems are very common for people with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The CBT-i Coach mobile application (mobile app) is designed to help you develop good sleep habits and sleep better. This app is for use with your therapist to help you get the most out of CBT for Inso...

  • About Face

    ptsd.va.gov 19 Aug '13, 5pm

    Learn about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from Veterans who live with it every day. Hear their stories. Find out how treatment turned their lives around.

  • NATIONAL CENTER for PTSD Home

    ptsd.va.gov 04 Jun '12, 9pm

    Useful Links NATIONAL CENTER for PTSD Home PUBLIC PROFESSIONAL ABOUT US PTSD Awareness Month Meet Veteran Timm Lovitt How I knew I had PTSD Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health problem that can occur after someone goes through a traumatic event like war, assault, or...

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