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Children Also Suffer From PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is unfortunately gaining everyday household recognition. But it’s not just the thousands of soldiers coming back from Afghanistan that are coming home with PTSD – it’s also being diagnosed in millions of young children.

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PTSD and Suicide Risk

Those who witness or are involved in a violent, gruesome, or horrific act are at risk for developing Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The unsettling emotions stirred by PTSD can cause some to be more at risk for suicide than others who have not experienced such post-trauma. Experts assert that family, friends, and doctors keep a […]

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