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Does anyone who has lost a child usually suffer from ptsd?

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Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There is no greater life stressor than losing a child.
Ptsd, depression, anxiety are all common after the loss of a child. Anyone who has lost a child should seek out a highly qualified therapist to help them through this ordeal.

In brief: Yes

There is no greater life stressor than losing a child.
Ptsd, depression, anxiety are all common after the loss of a child. Anyone who has lost a child should seek out a highly qualified therapist to help them through this ordeal.
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Usually?

Grief from loss of a child can be ravaging.
Grief can take many forms & there is often an overlap in symptoms with ptsd. However, this does not mean that the parent will develop ptsd.

In brief: Usually?

Grief from loss of a child can be ravaging.
Grief can take many forms & there is often an overlap in symptoms with ptsd. However, this does not mean that the parent will develop ptsd.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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