When you're living with PTSD, you can be more prone to other illnesses including anxiety and depression. Not only is it important to keep regular with your mental health professional, but journaling or jotting down a few notes can help you to track and understand what you're going through. There's not always a reason to the way you're feeling, but writing it down can either be a release or a way to keep track of patterns and behaviours.
Great question. PTSD comes in all different shapes and sizes and can affect people from all walks of life at all ages. Yes, even children can experience PTSD and often they exhibit different symptoms so it's important to read on and recognize what those are. PTSD is your brain's long-term response to an event or situation that was distressing, disturbing, life-changing or catastrophic