What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
So what is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ?
It’s not only war veterans who experience post traumatic stress disorder. PTSD can effect people who have witnessed a traumatic event from traffic accidents, grief and personal violence including rape. Victims of post traumatic stress disorder can usually suffer from flashbacks and nightmares and also have intrusive memories.
There are treatments for PTSD and they can include Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as well as medications including the following ..
► Exposure therapy
► Cognitive restructuring
► Stress inoculation training
► Virtual reality treatment