Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Traumatic events can affect a person’s psychological health in a number of ways. Most people who experience trauma will have some kind of psychological reaction, such as fear, sadness, guilt or anger but will often find that these reactions improve over time. However, some people will go on to develop a more severe reaction, called PTSD, which can seriously disrupt their lives.
Individuals with PTSD may experience the following symptoms:
People with PTSD require professional treatment. Untreated, PTSD can become a chronic and debilitating disorder, so it is important that effective treatment is obtained as soon as possible. There are effective treatments available for PTSD. More information about our treatments for PTSD can be found here.