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What are the more subtle signs of ptsd?

What are the more subtle signs of ptsd?

Signs: One sign is pulling away from others. Lack of emotional intimacy with loved ones. Emotional numbing. These symptoms can quietly destroy relationships. ...Read more

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What are the signs of having ptsd?

Many: Ptsd is characterized by heightened responses (more than would be expected) to reminders of a traumatic event. Flashbacks, anxiety, running-away behaviors and sometimes combative behaviors can occur. People with ptsd often withdrawl somewhat in an attempt to avoid reminders of the traumatic event. Proper diagnosis & care are important so please see a doctor to discuss in detail. ...Read more

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What are the signs or symptoms of ptsd?

What are the signs or symptoms of ptsd?

Intrusive memory,anx: Symptoms of ptsd grouped in thre types 1intrusive memory, like flash backs, or reliving traumatic events, upsetting dreams about the same 2incresed anxiety and hyperarousal, like numbing and irritability, guilt, self destructive behaviour like drugs and drinking, insomnia, frightened, hallucination 3avoidance and numbing, not enjoying activities you enjoyed before, loss memry, diffulty in close relationships. ...Read more

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What are the signs of ptsd? Does it vary greatly?

What are the signs of ptsd? Does it vary greatly?

Many & yes: Ptsd is characterized by greater-than-would-be-expected responses to reminders of a traumatic event. Flashbacks, anxiety, running-away behaviors & sometimes combative behaviors can occur. People with ptsd often withdrawl somewhat in an attempt to avoid reminders of the traumatic event. Sx can vary from person to person. Proper diagnosis & care are important-please see a doctor to discuss in detail. ...Read more

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What are signs of having ptsd? How can it be treated? I had a gun pointed at me in february and i'm always scared someone is going to kill me now.

PTSD: Depends on the extent of the traumatic events, the psyche (personality), the meaning of the event, and what support system the person has. Re-experiencing of the event, hyper vigilance, avoidance of situations that trigger memories of event are main symptoms. Counseling helps. ...Read more

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What are signs of adult a.D.D. ? And also ptsd? I was sexually abused as a child. Have issues with memory, easily distracted, depression, stress management/anxiety

What are signs of adult a.D.D. ? And also ptsd?  I was sexually abused as a child. Have issues with memory, easily distracted, depression, stress management/anxiety

You may have both: The sx of adhd and ptsd may overlap. Especially in the details of easy distractabilty and poor memory. You should see a counselor for your ptsd symptoms but you should get some comprehensive psychological testing to determine if you have both or the one diagnosis ater this you may or may not want to add medication to the counseling. ...Read more

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What is ptsd?

What is ptsd?

Posttraumatic Stress: Posttraumatic stress disorder is an anxiety disorder that develops after someone experiences a traumatic incident, where they feared for life or limb. Symptoms develop in three realms: reexperiencing (nightmares, flashbacks), hypervigilence (increased startle response, continually looking for threats), and avoidance (of anything that might trigger memories of trauma). ...Read more

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Do I have ptsd?

I don't know: Dear annnnn, we don't know your history - so we can't even hazard a guess. Ptsd occurs after a life threatening or horrific trauma & has sxs of reliving, avoidance and hyperarousal. ...Read more

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How serious is PTSD?

How serious is PTSD?

High co-morbidity: About 8 million adults have PTSD in a given year. Considering the high co-morbidity with other problems including sleep disturbance, substance abuse, anger, self-harm and suicide, as well as increased risk for physical health problems, including chronic pain, the answer is YES. PTSD can exert devastating consequences on affected individuals/families. Fortunately, effective treatments are available ...Read more

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How to deal with ptsd?

How to deal with ptsd?

Paythotheray: You need to see a psychiatrist for an evaluation. He/she can recommend meds and psychotherapy. ...Read more

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