Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

  • PTSD: Treatment Options

    Many people with anxiety disorders can be helped with treatment. Therapy for anxiety disorders often involves medication or specific forms of psychotherapy.

  • PTSD: Quick Facts

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an extremely debilitating condition that can occur after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm...

  • PTSD: What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ?

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating condition that follows a terrifying event. Often, people with PTSD have persistent frightening thoughts and memories of their...

  • Anxiety Disorders

    Anxiety disorders are serious medical illnesses that affect approximately 19 million American adults.1 These disorders fill people's lives with overwhelming anxiety and fear. Unlike the...

  • Reliving Trauma: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred...

  • Coping With Disasters

    The emotional toll that disaster brings can sometimes be even more devastating than the financial strains of damage and loss of home, business, or personal...

  • On a Suicide Mission

    Ringing in the year signals a new beginning for many people as they pursue resolutions to make positive changes in their lives.

  • Shell Shock

    The Sept. 11, terrorist attacks at the Pentagon, in New York City and Pennsylvania claimed far more than thousands of innocent lives. Some experts believe...

  • Guilt Following Traumatic Events

    Dear Reader, Although inspired by the events of September 11, the following paper is a discussion of the kinds of guilt that may occur following...

  • Victims of Disasters: Helping People Recover

    © Erwin Randolph Parson, Ph.D., A.B.P.P. Article Courtesy of Gift From Within-PTSD Resources for Survivors and Caregivers When disasters strike they are sudden, unexpected, and...

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