Navigating the Intersection: How PTSD Influences Learning Abilities

How PTSD Influences Learning Abilities

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is more than a psychological concern; it’s a pervasive condition that can significantly impact an individual’s cognitive function, including their ability to learn and process new information. This post delves into the complex relationship between PTSD and learning disabilities, offering insights into the underlying mechanisms and possible interventions. What is PTSD? […]

What is PTSD?

What is PTSD? Generally, PTSD is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event, series of events, or set of circumstances. This can be emotionally or physically harmful or life-threatening to an individual, and it can have an impact on their mental, physical, social, and/or spiritual well-being. […]

3 PTSD Symptoms That May go Unnoticed

PTSD Symptoms

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is a psychiatric disorder. PTSD symptoms occur after exposure to a traumatic event that can include a natural disaster, a major accident, war or combat, rape or sexual abuse, violence or physical abuse, having a serious medical conditions, or domestic abuse. What is PTSD? PTSD can create intense and distressing […]

Dealing with Post-COVID PTSD

Dealing with Post-COVID PTSD

Since March 2020, the COVID-19 outbreak has been affecting the world. We have dealt with horrifying scenes in the media of people becoming very ill and dying, as with infectious disease pandemics. There have been disruptions to daily life, including shutdowns of businesses and schools. Many people have faced the mental health impact of isolation […]

What is PTSD? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

What is PTSD?

What is PTSD? This question is helpful to ask because understanding what Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD is may be the key to encouraging you to get help, or it may be an opportunity for you to help someone else. A person develops PTSD after witnessing a traumatic event, the trauma from their experience may […]

PTSD Awareness Month: Everything You Need to Know

PTSD Awareness Month

Did you know that June is, among other things, PTSD Awareness Month? Almost 3.7% of Americans over the age of 13 are diagnosed with PTSD in a given year. While that may seem like a small percentage, that’s millions of people.  Many people are unfamiliar with the details of PTSD. They may think that PTSD […]

What Are PTSD Flashbacks and How To Cope

PTSD Flashbacks

Think of ten people that you know in your life. They can be friends, co-workers, or loved ones. At least one person in this group of eleven, including yourself, could be suffering from PTSD. The most debilitating side effect of PTSD is the flashbacks most associated with it. If you or a loved one struggles […]

Affects of PTSD on Relationships

Affects of PTSD

Did you know that the estimated lifetime prevalence of PTSD is 6.8% among adults living in the United States? PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, is a mental health disease that is becoming increasingly prevalent in the United States of America. Whether this is because of increased awareness and acuity or because of increased events of […]

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