A 48-year-old member asked:
Do people ever get ptsd from being bullied and witnessing a lot of bloody violence?
3 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 32 years experience
Many types of trauma: Many types of traumas can occur at any age. From childhood through to adulthood. Witnessing violence or experiencing the threat of physical trauma may trigger.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
That is possible as : Ptsd can emanate from experiencing or witness life threatening or horrific events. Severity of situation, chronicity, person's closeness to situation are some factors to examine. Take care.
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Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
YES: In the rare cases of severe bullying where perceived or actual loss of life or catastrophic injury with no chance of escape, yes, PTSD symptoms can manifest themselves.
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Last updated Feb 26, 2015
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