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Debunking The Myths of PTSD

May 15th, 2017
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can often be accompanied by a high level of misunderstanding of the condition. In fact, several myths appear to contribute to the stigma that surrounds those with PTSD. PTSD is an anxiety disorder. It develops in response to traumatic or life-threatening experiences such as active duty combat, sexual assault, car accidents, natural disasters and even bullying in school or the workplace. Emotional symptoms include anxiety, anger, depression, irritability and sadness. Physical symptoms of PTSD can…