This is the Chapter's "PTSD Information" Web Page

Chapter PTSD Information Page


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Have you lived through a scary or dangerous event?

Do you have some of the following problems?

>Feeling like the event is happening again

>Trouble sleeping or nightmares

>Not feeling close to people

>Becoming easily angered

>Feeling guilty because others died when you lived

If so, you might have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Events that might cause PTSD include rape, physical abuse, an airplane or car crash, war or others. For most people, PTSD starts about three months after the event. However, sometimes signs of PTSD show up years later. PTSD can happen to anyone, even children."


Please use the links below to learn more about PTSD


>Vietnam Veterans of America - National

8719 Colesville Street - Ste. 100

Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Phone: (301) 585-4000

1-800-VVA-1316

http://www.vva.org/Committees/PTSD/index.html


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This is the Chapter's "PTSD Information" Web Page

Last Time Page Was Updated - September 2016

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