10 doctors weighed in:
Does ptsd lead to suicide or domestic violence?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Association
The anger, poor impulse control & avoidance of dealing with trauma that is inherent with ptsd increases risk for suicide.
Domestic violence risk is also increased with ptsd.

In brief: Association
The anger, poor impulse control & avoidance of dealing with trauma that is inherent with ptsd increases risk for suicide.
Domestic violence risk is also increased with ptsd.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: There is a higher
Risk for both.

In brief: There is a higher
Risk for both.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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2 comments
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
Those that get therapy, particularly for severe PTSD and complex PTSD in children are less likely to be at risk for violent behaviors toward the self or others
Dr. Kathryn Seifert
Those that do not seek help are at higher risk.
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