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What Are the 5 Stages of PTSD?


What Are the 5 Stages of PTSD?

You've probably heard of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental health issue that can stir up anxiety, flashbacks, nightmares, and other unsettling symptoms after going through a traumatic experience. But did you know that the mental health field often breaks down PTSD into five stages?Here they are:Impact: This phase hits right after experiencing something traumatic. It's when you might feel...[ read more ]

Debunking 3 Common Myths About PTSD

When someone lives through a traumatic event, they may begin experiencing symptoms such as anxiety, flashbacks, and nightmares. If these symptoms worsen, interfere with the person’s daily routine, or persist for an extended period (months or years), it’s referred to as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This mental health condition is quite common—according to statistics published by the National Center for...[ read more ]