posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSD(noun)
an anxiety disorder associated with serious traumatic events and characterized by such symptoms as survivor guilt, reliving the trauma in dreams, numbness and lack of involvement with reality, or recurrent thoughts and images
The numerical value of ptsd in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of ptsd in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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No one will be the same, the people who have PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) -- both those who were hit by bullets and others who were in that area -- that is a very, very debilitating condition. And they're suffering on a daily basis. And as I said, families have been broken apart.
We really do not have a lot of understanding in terms of the biomarkers, and in terms of who gets PTSD and who responds better to which treatment, we don’t want people to stay sick a long time. It’s a drain on them, their families and society to be sick with PTSD, so the sooner we can get them healthy, the better.
The study confirms what we know from several decades of PTSD research and clinical care – that war-zone PTSD can at times have a chronic and even lifelong impact, the most important take-home message for Vietnam veterans is that there are many more treatment options available now than when they returned from Vietnam, and it’s never too late to receive treatment.
Dr. Fortney’s intervention developed a method to extend the reach of the specialized PTSD services to the community primary care clinics by using telehealth technology, not only does it make it easier for veterans to get the specialized treatments, but maybe it will help those veterans who are hesitant to go to a mental health program get evidence-based PTSD treatment if it is offered in a primary care setting.
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