So does anyone have a family member that was in the army that came back from war and has post traumatic stress disorder? I bet you want to know a little more about it don’t you? Well post traumatic stress disorder is a psychiatric disorder that can occur following the experience of witnessing of a life threatening events such as military combat, natural disasters terrorist attacks, serious accidents, physical and sexual assault in adult or children. Your symptoms for PTSD are like your re-experiencing symptoms which is your reliving the traumatic event. Things that your going to be able to see in people with this symptom is for like a combat veteran hears a car backfire, a motor vehicle accident victim drives by a car accident. Or a rape victim sees a news report of a recent sexual assault. There’s also avoidance and numbing symptoms these are effects people make to avoid the traumatic event. They may avoid everything that reminds them of that all together. There’s also arousal symptoms they may have difficult sleeping, also might have out bursts of anger or irritability and may get physical quote from family of a vet copyright of 2014. They may also have difficulty concentrating for a long period of time. Don’t depend on them to much for the first month of them being home. Try to stay out of there way if they do wake up in the middle of the night. According to post traumatic stress disorder site copyright of 2007. Anyone who has gone through a life threatening event can develop PTSD with any traumatizing thing that will happen in there life you may not always get PTSD but you have to look for the symptoms. After the event you may feel scared, confused, or angry. According to military pathways copyright of 2014. War is a complex concept that is increasingly difficult to under stand particularly in an age that allows for live images of combat to be beamed around the world. World War I and II, the cold war, Vietnam, and the gulf war, millions of men fought some survived and live among us today. Unfortunately the war experience for many veterans is traumatizing and as a result many have been diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder. This disorder is often quite mentally debilitating this then begs the question of the social implications of the disorder as well as whether this has anything on the war. PTSD is a branch of emotion that stems from stress or anxiety. Stress really is not unusual among us humans on a daily bases. It could happen with an argument something not go right anything. People with PTSD may experience paranoia, flashbacks, and struggle doing everyday activities. One veteran describes his experience his name not told. “In basic training, I felt wonderful. I felt physically perfect, mentally alert... naturally there was a certain amount of brainwashing that goes through basic training. They would constantly pound it into you that you have to kill to survive. You know, you are going to Vietnam and you are going to fight a war and all you are going to do is kill, kill, kill.” People who join the army and go on to basic training may at first feel “physically perfect” or like a machine. They really are unprepared for what they are really going to see and experience while at war. There not going to know what to expect when there hand to hand in combat when they come face to face with the
Hypnosis and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
July 7, 2013
Do you or someone you know suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? There are many, including myself who battles daily with this horrific anxiety disorder. Post –Traumatic Stress Disorder hits home and I have had daily battles with this disorder for many years. In February 1993, I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl and never thought the unimaginable would happen.…
In post-traumatic stress disorder daytime flashbacks also occur, which the victim relieves the trauma. Most victims of post-traumatic stress disorders tend to let their social lives and jobs begin to fade. They also begin to stray away from their family responsibilities (Kashdan, Julian, Merritt, &Uswatte, 2006). There is no set time for post-traumatic stress disorder to begin. It can happen as soon as the event happens or days, weeks or even months after the traumatic event took place.…
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Fifteen years ago, my niece was diagnosed with Post-traumatic stress disorder, by-poplar and many other ailments. What had caused these ailments was that she was raped at an early age and never received any help from this tragedy. She would have mood-swings, keeping to herself, cried all the time, and nobody knew what was causing this behavioral.…
The definition of post-traumatic stress disorder according to the mayo clinic is a mental health condition that is triggered by a terrifying event (mayoclinic.com). The symptoms of PTSD vary as far and wide as the traumas that cause them. An individual may experience flashbacks, nightmares, survivor’s guilt, and mild to severe anxiety. After a traumatic event, it is normal to have a difficult time coping.…
How is it possible that both have gone through a traumatic experience but only one be diagnosed with post- traumatic stress disorder? After a traumatic event, it is typical to have feelings of anxiety, stress, or fear, making it difficult to adjust or cope for some time afterwards.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an incapacitating anxiety disorder that takes place after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic incident that involves either a real or supposed threat of injury or death.…
Modern day Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Moraine Valley Community College
11 Dec 2014
In 1982, a research grant was submitted by the Department of Veterans Affairs resulting in the diagnosing of post-traumatic stress disorder. It was described as a physiological medical symptom linked with war experience.…
NUR 513 Research and Evidence- Based Practice
Problem Description: Amenable to Nursing Intervention
The battles and wars of the world are creating a patient population challenging nurses with Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) concerns for veterans with combat-related post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).…
Because of the hurt that her father had caused her, Emma suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Based on these two different stories, I know that PTSD can be developed from many different traumas. Knowing that, I started to wonder if age plays a part in developing, treating, and overcoming Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.…
No matter how much an individual hates their enemy, post-traumatic stress disorder can override any individuals mind. The disease has been the cause for many problems in different people over the years, but the cause for post-traumatic stress disorder has yet to be determined.
Many parts of the human body factor into post-traumatic stress disorder. Post-traumatic stress can be caused by psychological, genetic, physical, and social problems.…
Seeking help will improve family life and ones physical health because studies have shown a relationship between post traumatic stress disorder and heart trouble.
Although post traumatic stress disorder does affect war veterans, post traumatic stress disorder can…