PTSD: National Center for PTSD
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after someone goes through a traumatic event like combat, assault, or disaster. Most people have some stress reactions after a trauma. If the reactions don't go away over time or disrupt your life, you may have PTSD.
- What is PTSD?
Understand what PTSD is and how it affects people young and old.
- How Common is PTSD?
Learn more about different groups of people and how they are affected by PTSD and trauma.
- Types of Trauma
Access articles providing information related to how people respond to and recover from disasters and acts of terrorism.
- Is it PTSD?
A list of articles helping a person to determine whether they are suffering from PTSD.
- Related Problems
A list providing links to related information on PTSD.
- PTSD Awareness Month
You can make a difference today, Learn about PTSD and raise awareness during June - PTSD Awareness Month.