PTSD Doesn’t Just Happen to Combat Veterans

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is commonly associated with military service, and the condition is often traced back to World War I veterans who experienced “shell shock.” As knowledge of the condition has increased, however, PTSD has become the preferred term — and it’s become evident that military action isn’t the only traumatic event that causes […]

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PTSD in Adults: What Family Members & Loved Ones Should Know

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition that results from witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event. It can happen to anyone, regardless of how strong or stable they appear to be, and can develop from all kinds of trauma. We often think of traumatic events as involving the threat of violence, but they don’t necessarily […]

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