Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022
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Post-traumatic stress disorder is a psychological wellness disorder that some people develop after they experience or see a terrible event. Yet people with PTSD don't feel better. In some cases, the PTSD symptoms may start later on. Genetics, neurobiology, risk variables, and personal factors may affect whether you get PTSD after a distressing event. Many risk aspects play a part in whether you will develop PTSD. According to the National Center for PTSD, about 7 to 8 percent of the United States population will have PTSD eventually in their lives and about 8 million adults have PTSD during a given year. Recent research has shown that PTSD is common amongst soldiers returning from fight duty. Professional technique guidelines on the management of post-traumatic stress modified in 2017 by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense state that research does not support the use of any integrative or complementary health and wellness method for the primary treatment of PTSD. The standard writers also suggested versus dealing with PTSD with marijuana or cannabis by-products. Women with PTSD might be more likely than men with PTSD to:4 Women usually have PTSD symptoms longer than men before medical diagnosis and treatment. 5 Women with PTSD are less likely than men to have issues with alcohol or drugs after the trauma.

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