What to do about post traumatic stress disorder?

Start with therapist. Who has expertise in ptsd. Consider cognitive processing therapy (form of cognitive behavioral therapy), virtual reality exposure therapy, emdr or specialized ptsd group therapy.

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What can I do about post traumatic stress disorder?

Get help. With ptsd, it is tempting to hide from others because one may be very frightened of them. But it's essential to get help with this condition. You can work with therapists and psychiatrists -- there are helpful therapies and if needed, medications. There are support groups focused on particular kinds of trauma also. At home you can exercise physically and also use relaxation recordings, etc. Read more...
PTSD Expert & App. Working w/ a ptsd expert can really help. You might find some preliminary guidance on the online national center for ptsd run by the us dept of veteran's affairs. (you don't need to be a vet!) the center has a helpful smartphone app you also might want to check out. It's called ptsd coach. Find it here: http://1.Usa.Gov/lpzm4m. Read more...
Confront your . Avoidance. No one likes pain or fear, but this is one disorder that needs to be faced to be conquered. You have many treatment options to include: cognitive processing therapy, psychiatric medications, virtual reality exposure therapy, emdr, group therapy, psychoeducation, pyschotherapy and more. Read more...

What can I do about post traumatic stress disorder in kids?

Professional Help. Ptsd needs one on one counselling and a medical/psychological approach to provide the child with support. This is an issue which needs to be addressed with the help of a physician and referral to a mental health provider. Read more...
Professional help. Find a therapist who is experienced in working with children and who has expertise in post traumatic stress disorder. Yes, they are out there. The sooner the child has treatment the better (if symptomatic). Read more...