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Signs and Symptoms

Obsessive Recollections
Flashbacks or intrusive thoughts
Avoiding experiences or people that trigger memories of events
Nervousness
Over-reaction to sudden noises
Difficulty sleeping (night sweats), and nightmares
Bouts of rage and/or depression
Difficulty relating emotionally to others
Feelings of extreme alienation and meaninglessness/helplessness
Isolation from others
In extreme cases, persistent thoughts of murder and/or suicide
Avoidant Symptoms (fear of being with people)
Signs of Hyper arousal (easily startled, irritable)

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Signs and Symptoms

PTSD Process for Vietnam Veterans

Controversy over PTSD Rates

PTSD Treatment Alternatives