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Post traumatic depression, also known as post traumatic stress disorder, often manifests after a situation where people are often left feeling unable to cope with the happenings of a traumatic incident.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an extremely serious, potentially life-altering stress disorder that can take effect after a given person is exposed to any event that results in psychological trauma. The PTSD-inducing incident can either happen to the original suffer or, to someone they see or know.
Generally, PTSD symptoms include chronic flashbacks or nightmares involving the original incident. This in turn often causes sufferers post traumatic depression and to avoid everything that is related to the original trauma and increased bouts of sleep problems, anger and hyper vigilance.
Numerous studies have indicated that PTSD is far more likely to occur as a result of a physical or psychological trauma than by natural disasters. These physical or psychological traumas can be anything from witnessed physical, emotional and sexual abuse, to experiencing any life-threatening events.
Via HelpGuide.org, here are the available treatment options for anyone suffering from PTSD and post traumatic depression:
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