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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.

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  • Negative Coping and

    ptsd.va.gov 25 Jul '14, 5pm

    If you have the symptoms of PTSD, you may try to deal with problems in ways that cause more harm than good. This is called negative coping. Negative coping means you use quick fixes that may make a situation worse in the long run. What are examples of negative coping to avoid? Substan...

  • Nightmares and

    ptsd.va.gov 15 Jul '14, 7pm

    Nightmares are dreams that are threatening and scary. Nearly everyone has had a nightmare from time to time. For trauma survivors, though, nightmares are a common problem. Along with flashbacks and unwanted memories, nightmares are one of the ways in which a trauma survivor may relive...

  • What Can I Do if I Think I Have

    ptsd.va.gov 27 Jun '14, 8pm

    What Can I Do if I Think I Have PTSD? Available in Spanish: ¿Qué Puedo Hacer si Creo que Tengo el Trastorno por Estrés Postraumático? | Ver todos If you think you have PTSD, it's important to get assessed by a professional. Only a trained provider can determine if you have PTSD. If yo...

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  • How is PTSD Measured?

    ptsd.va.gov 23 Jun '14, 3pm

    To develop PTSD, a person must have gone through a trauma. Almost all people who go through trauma have some symptoms as a result. Yet most people do not get PTSD. A certain pattern of symptoms is involved in PTSD. There are four major types of symptoms: re-experiencing, avoidance, ar...

  • Awareness Month

    ptsd.va.gov 04 Jun '14, 5pm

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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...

  • 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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  • 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...

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