If so, it’s time to put a stop to P.T.S.D. and regain control over your life.
Understand that you are not alone
The National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R), estimated the lifetime prevalence of PTSD among adult Americans to be 6.8%. Women (10.4%) were more than twice as likely as men (5%) to have PTSD at some point in their lives (4).
PTSD among children and adolescents
To date, no population-based epidemiological study has examined the prevalence of PTSD among children. However, studies have examined the prevalence of PTSD among high-risk children who have experienced specific traumatic events, such as abuse or natural disasters. Prevalence estimates from studies of this type vary greatly; however, research indicates that children exposed to traumatic events may have a higher prevalence of PTSD than adults in the general population.
Learn How PTSD Treatments Can Help YOU
Today, there are good treatments available for PTSD. When you have PTSD, dealing with the past can be hard. Instead of telling others how you feel, you may keep your feelings bottled up. But talking with a therapist can help you get better.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one type of counseling. It appears to be the most effective type of counseling for PTSD.