Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

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About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (known simply as PTSD) is a condition that begins as a result of a trauma that is witnessed or experienced personally. Many people go through trauma, and commonly there is a 3-day to a 1-month long period of time when an individual may be somewhat haunted by a traumatic event. If after a month the trauma is still affecting life and basic functioning, this may indicate PTSD. 

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD Symptoms

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Symptoms are seen in groups of intrusive memories, avoidance, negative changes in thinking or mood, and noticeable changes in physical and emotional reactions. The following symptoms are provided by the Mayo Clinic.

Intrusive Memory Symptoms

Symptoms (by the Mayo Clinic) of intrusive memories may include:

Avoidance Symptoms

Symptoms (by the Mayo Clinic) of avoidance may include:

Negative changes in thinking and mood Symptoms

Symptoms (by the Mayo Clinic) of negative changes in thinking and mood may include:

Changes in physical and emotional reactions Symptoms

Symptoms (by the Mayo Clinic) of changes in physical and emotional reactions (also called arousal symptoms) may include:

How Florida Psychiatric Services can help with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD?

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms above, Florida Psychiatric Services is here to help. Our team is trained to understand and treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and cater to the individual needs of the patient. If you need help managing your PTSD symptoms, Florida Psychiatric Services provides:

You do not have to do this alone. PTSD is a serious condition, but it doesn’t have to ruin your life. A solid treatment plan does take time to accomplish, but you are worth it. Set up an appointment today, and our team will give your case the individual care and support you need to enjoy life again.

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