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Please provide a tip on how to ask your doctor about post traumatic stress disorder.

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Ignore: It doesn't matter how you ask, just ask. We're listening and we want to know about it.
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Ask: Ask your doctor if you have recurrent nightmares of events that actually happened.
Dr. Marcie Berman
Clinical Psychology 39 years experience
Ignore: No details required immediately. Say that something upset you and it is hard to move forward.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 45 years experience
Ignore: Tell you doctor you are about to confide in him/her and ask for his her complete attention.
Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
What: What can I do to stop feeling sad, fearful, worried, angry? Where do I find help?
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 39 years experience
Ignore: Be mindful that your provider is in a state of mind to be helpful, before broaching the subject.

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