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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder-Treatment Overview

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder-Treatment Overview | Post Traumatic Stress Disorder | Scoop.it
Treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) usually includes professional counseling, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, and sometimes medicines, such as antidepressants. Treatment may also include education and other support.
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There are many treatment options for PTSD. This article lists options that are currently available. It gives a wide variety of treatments, from going to therapy to taking medicine. However, researchers have not found any ways to fully cure PTSD. 

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Mental Health America

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Mental Health America
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This is another article which thoroughly describes PTSD. It tells you everything from who can be affected to helping a family member with PTSD. There are also ways to help make patients feel better about living with the disorder. It warns people with PTSD to stay away from any traumatic event that might trigger their anxiety. 

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PTSD Foundation of America - Statistics | PTSD Foundation of America

PTSD Foundation of America - Statistics | PTSD Foundation of America | Post Traumatic Stress Disorder | Scoop.it
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Important statistics are shown in this article. It talks about PTSD related deaths in veterans and active military members. These statistics are shocking, showing that this problem needs to be solved. They make you realize what it can do to not only the person's life, but people around them. 

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - MayoClinic.com

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - MayoClinic.com | Post Traumatic Stress Disorder | Scoop.it
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of this anxiety disorder.
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Provides a definition, along with details about PTSD. This covers symptoms, causes, risk factors, and complications that may be associated with the disorder. It describes what type of people are more likely to develop PTSD and why. It also lists specific events that may trigger the disorder. Finally it tells us what treatment options available.

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Relationships and PTSD - NATIONAL CENTER for PTSD

Relationships and PTSD - NATIONAL CENTER for PTSD | Post Traumatic Stress Disorder | Scoop.it
Describes how trauma reactions can sometimes get in the way of closeness and connecting with others.
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Relationships can also be affected by PTSD. This is one of the major areas that this illness can disrupt. It talks about how your view of family and friends can drastically change from PTSD. On the other hand it tells how your friends and family can react differently to you. 

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My Story of Survival: Battling PTSD | Anxiety and Depression Association of America, ADAA

My Story of Survival: Battling PTSD | Anxiety and Depression Association of America, ADAA | Post Traumatic Stress Disorder | Scoop.it
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This is a story written by someone who was physically abused as a child. They were diagnosed at age 35 with the illness. It talks about what life is like after suffering from anxiety and trauma. She gives you a good view of how to deal with PTSD after it has been triggered again. 

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HowStuffWorks "PTSD Military Cases"

HowStuffWorks "PTSD Military Cases" | Post Traumatic Stress Disorder | Scoop.it
Post-traumatic stress disorder was first described by a doctor treating patients during the Civil War. Learn about post-traumatic stress disorder.
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This article is simply about how PTSD works, particularly in the military. It affects soldiers more than anyone else. There are specific examples of what can trigger PTSD. It also lists past problems that this disorder can aggravate or cause to reoccur. 

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