PTSD

7 Common Myths About PTSD Debunked

  There are tons of falsehoods and myths surrounding PTSD and mental health that just further stigmatize those that suffer from it. Here are the top 7 most common myths about PTSD out there.   Myth 1: Anything can be traumatic Even though the word “traumatic” gets thrown around casually today, for an event to be considered traumatic it actually has to fit certain criteria. The DMS-V defi...

Statistics About Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is more common than people think. While it is most often associated with soldiers returning from combat, this mental disorder doesn’t discriminate. Military personnel, civilians, adults, teens, and children of every gender and background can experience it. Some of the statistics about PTSD are surprising and shocking. Prevalence Even with the United States ...

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