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post-active duty — post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd)?

A: Dear Reader, It`s wise to ask this question and anticipate some challenges upon your boyfriend`s return from a stressful environment. Relationship difficulties are common when a veteran returns from war, and it can take time for both veterans and their partners to find ways to feel comfortable with each other again. The most helpful things you can do are to educate yourself and your boyfriend about post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd), be a supportive and non-judgmental listener, and encourage your boyfriend to seek outside help if necessary. It`s estimated that 18 percent of soldiers returning from Iraq will develop

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What Is post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd)?

A: post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) is defined as an unbearable state which goes after a shocking event. Anything ranging from kidnapping to violent attacks, or may it be rape or torture both mental and physical, natural calamities, like floods or earthquakes ~ it may be something even loosing very nearest one all of a sudden. The common feature observed in people suffering from ptsd generally includes an emotional numbness and a frightening thoughts and memories of their suffering and pains. Though scientists didn''t come any concrete conclusion about the development of disease and individual differences of the occurance of disease. But it...
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post traumatic stress disorder[ptsd]

A: I just want to say that I think you are doing the right thing continuing to get help for post traumatic stress disorder because in my opinion that is exactly what you have. You went thru quite an ordeal to say the least. I also think the police man was in the wrong that''s obvious or they never would of dropped the charges. and you should pursue a lawsuit or something against them, I''m not sure how that all works but I would start by contacting an attorney for a consultation. One last thing, just remember forgiveness is not for the other person it''s for you!...


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post-active duty — post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd)?

A: Dear Reader, It''s wise to ask this question and anticipate some challenges upon your boyfriend''s return from a stressful environment. Relationship difficulties are common when a veteran returns from war, and it can take time for both veterans and their partners to find ways to feel comfortable with each other again. The most helpful things you can do are to educate yourself and your boyfriend about post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd), be a supportive and non-judgmental listener, and encourage your boyfriend to seek outside help if necessary. It''s estimated that 18 percent of soldiers returning from Iraq will develop

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Whata can you tell me about post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd)?

A: there's not a lot you can do... they should see a therapist who is trained ptsd is caused by a tramatuic event like your friend's rape.. and it oculd be a result of hte military even if your freind likes it. it cause sthem to have difficulty moving past the event and forming normal relationships. The best thing you can do is be there for yoru firend by theyyyyy neeeeeeeeeeeed to see a licensed psychologist who can help them here are some articles : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/post_trauma... http://www.ncptsd.va.gov/ncmain/index.js... http://www.nimh.nih.gov/healthinformatio... http://www.mentalhealth.com/dis/p20-an06... http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/postt......
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Do I have post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd)?

A: 4 weeks agoI find it extremely difficult to make eye contact, as just the thought of having to look in someone's eyes sparks a jab of fear that they might take it as a challenge and lash out at me. I often get the feeling that a normally calm person may suddenly do some abrupt, unexpected, violent action (like picking up something fragile and hurling it at the wall or slamming it down on the floor.) I'm always afraid that people will run out of patience and start screaming at me as a reaction. I have strong memories of when my father would run out of patience whenever I'm around someone who's trying to help me with a difficult task.''4 weeks agoWhen I'm around my father, I find myself on edge, extremely irritable, and almost always in some sort of fight-or-flight mode....
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post traumatic stress disorder/manic depression

A: Here is a link to a home page, created by Edwin Hissink, a ptsd sufferer. http://www.geocities.com/homepagepts..._homepage.html The National Institute of Mental Health defines post traumatic stress disorder as, "anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. traumatic events that may trigger ptsd include violent personal assaults, natural or human-caused disasters, accidents, or military combat." See their website - NIMH: post-traumatic
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post traumatic stress disorder?

A: From what you have said about your friend. It seems that he is actually fighting within himself to keep his bad memories at bay,while trying to be good with his family.As you said he is selfless and a gentleman whatever they had to do in war,some may have been against his own inner values but following orders is the strongest part of a military and he must have done his duty against his heart''s wishes. Now maybe he feels that he should not have certain things or done more than he did,whichever it is,he needs help from a professional. Most of us find it hard to keep our own thoughts from intruding into our daily whether they are good or bad and your friend seems to have gone through a lot especially in a war torn country there is little anyone can do to avoid the worst of it. I think you...


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Is post-traumatic stress disorder linked to emotional trauma?

A: post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd), first formally diagnosed in returning soldiers of the Vietnam War, is a disorder that may develop after acute emotional trauma and traumatic stress. Symptoms of ptsd include flashbacks and nightmares which cause you to relive in your mind the emotionally traumatic incident. People with ptsd often cannot stop the cycle of thinking about what has happened to them....


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Who is most at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder?

A: Men, women, and children can experience post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd). Women are more likely to experience ptsd as they are at a higher risk for sexual violence. Men and women who have experienced combat are at a high risk for ptsd due to ''combat stress'' or ''battle fatigue.''....


 
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