When an individual suffers from a traumatic event, like sexual assault, a car accident, or witnessing severe violence, he or she can suffer from lingering trauma for years afterward. One specific disorder trauma victims often face is post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
There are a few ways mental health professionals help individuals suffering from PTSD. These include:
Some PTSD sufferers also use medication as part of their treatment plans. This must be prescribed by a physician.
PTSD must be diagnosed by a psychiatrist. Approximately 7.8 percent of Americans experience PTSD at some point in their lives, with women suffering from PTSD at double the rate that men face it.
PTSD is not the only way trauma victims suffer. Victims can also suffer anxiety and depression because of the trauma they’ve endured, which puts them at risk of developing substance addictions and a reduced quality of life. Other trauma symptoms include:
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