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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): An Overview of Symptoms, Trauma, & Treatment.

28.2% of the population suffered from PTSD during the lockdown in India. * (Based on a survey of 234 respondents in 2020)

PTSD refers to a mental condition that gets triggered due to any terrifying event. It could either be because of experiencing it or even by only witnessing it. The symptoms of PTSD may vary from nightmares to flashbacks and many more.

If you are feeling stressed or have been exposed to any traumatic event, read further to know more about the condition.

What does PTSD stand for?

PTSD stands for post-traumatic stress disorder. People suffering from PTSD will suffer from problems in eating, sleeping and concentration. Many people go through various traumatic events throughout their life. These events can trigger different reactions in life which may make it difficult to cope up with. If the symptoms get worse, they will start interfering with your daily schedules. It is crucial to know proper PTSD symptoms to prevent them from functioning better.

What are the symptoms of PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that can occur after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. It's important to understand the signs and symptoms of PTSD to treat it.

If you experience any of the following symptoms, there is a possibility you have PTSD:

  • intrusive thoughts,