Post-traumatic stress disorder


Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder. It can occur after you have gone through an extreme emotional trauma that involved the threat of injury or death.

Post-traumatic stress disorder

PTSD is a severe reaction to a traumatic event that involves re-experiencing the event through dreams, recollections or flashbacks. Social support plays a role in protecting people from developing PTSD.



Exams and Tests


Support Groups

Outlook (Prognosis)

When to Contact a Medical Professional