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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…

Beyond Nervous

March 31st, 2016
Do you get a little worked up when there’s a problem at work, before giving a speech or when you have to make a big decision? It’s pretty typical to feel a little anxious at times like these. But imagine feeling so anxious that you can barely function. That’s what it’s like to have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are a group of true mental illnesses with which worry and fear are severe and…