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post traumatic stress disorder ptsd

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
PTSD: Ptsd is a type of anxiety disorder that can develop after seeing or experiencing a traumatic event that involved the threat of injury or death. It ca ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
PTSD: Ptsd may occur if one is involved in life threatening or horrific experience (s). It leads to hypervigilance & a constant sense of being unsafe. One ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Threat of death : PTSD is a post trauma reaction to being in the situation of impending real or perceived loss of life, or inability to is scape. Examples of this would ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
PTSD: Ptsd can develop after you've seen or experienced a traumatic event that involved the threat of injury or death. Symptoms include reliving the event ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sxs: Ptsd has 3 types of sxs. Avoidance of people, places, things, thoughts, emotions or memories that trigger symptoms. Reliving- intrusive memories, fla ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Symptom inquiry: The doctor should inquire if the patient has been in a situation where the patient believes loss of life or catastrophic injury was imminent, and with ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Welsh
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes - see link.: The short answer is yes. A significant number of soldiers returning from war zones have been committing suicide. This has become of a major issue that ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes.: A traumatic experience, by definition, temporarily overwhelms a person's ability to cope with it. Ptsd can be extremely distressing and long lasting ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: This is of significant concern in the military where suicides have risen in the wake of oif & oef. Post traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) is usually a ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
PTSD: A psychiatrist if psychotherapy & medications. A psychologist if psychotherapy alone.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
FaceTheIssuesGetHelp: The term ptsd has become a marketed fad, very real, just not unique to only soldiers having experienced battle, maiming & death; common to anyone havi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: That depends. Ptsd most often is caused by involvement in one or more life-threatening or horrific events. However, there is a subset that we can see ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levenson
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
PTSD: Ptsd is an anxiety disorder, but i believe one day it will be classified as a variant of depression. As with any mental disorder, there are behaviora ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Vukin
15 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: The brain and the gut (stomach and intestines) are linked powerfully because they share the messengers which communicate between different regions. A ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
PTSD: Ptsd can follow any traumatic event, depending on relevance of event to the person.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
Confusing question.: Ask your question again with a few more details. I don't understand the connection among hyper, schizophrenia, stress, and ptsd.

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