Most people who experience a traumatic event tend to show reactions such as fear, shock, nervousness, and even anger. Although most of these reactions go away with time, some of these may continue and even increase in some individuals. At times, these feelings can be so strong that they prevent the sufferer from living a normal life, indicating a serious issue known as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Characterized by flashbacks, bad dreams, or frightening thoughts, PTSD is a treatable mental disorder that can be effectively managed using medications, talk therapy or exposure therapy. A recent study conducted by researchers at the […]