PTSD: What is it?

PTSD graphic from NIMHPTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is a real condition, but just what it is and how to understand its effects is an emerging discipline.

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) offers a wealth of resources for people seeking a better understanding of PTSD.

They emphasize that many people have been exposed to “potentially traumatic events.” They consider post traumatic stress a widespread condition that can hinder one’s daily life.

A video on the landing page offers insight into treatment of military service members, but says that such treatments can be offered to anyone.

PTSD information

Their “landing page” for PTSD-related information is at this link.

This page includes reliable scientific and medical information about understanding this emerging field. We hope you will find it helpful.