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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who should I consult for treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

You should consult a licensed mental health professional who can help with the right form of treatment for your symptoms.

2. Is cognitive therapy helpful in the treatment of PTSD?

Yes, cognitive therapy is beneficial as it helps modify the way we think; this has a direct relation to how we feel. Responses to stimuli in the environment which could trigger fear in victim of PTSD are modified with cognitive conditioning or therapy to alter the reactions in such a way that the person is less anxious. Depending upon the extent of fear and trauma, the medical health specialist will decide upon the approach whether it be psychotherapy with a combination of drugs or cognitive therapy alone. Usually cognitive therapy and drugs go hand in hand.

3. Is it possible to be completely free of PTSD with medical help?

Rest assured, today we have the best of drugs and antidepressants which have been cleared by the FDA for treatment of PTSD. Along with this, counseling and psychotherapy will help alter the thought process and re-wire the brain to react to stimuli in a normal manner. It is possible to be free of PTSD if medications and therapy are adhered to strictly for the stipulated period.


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Every woman has some type of permanent damage somewhere, every woman was abused every woman is destitute. The problem is the LAWYERS they know the judge is listening for buzz words. THE LIEING HAS TO STOP!! ,because when a woman like yourself who has a legitimate clam of abuse. Appear in court it sounds like the 1000 other stories. Abuse cannot be just a buzz word that the lawyers use to get the judges ear. It should stop. Regards, Cliff Merchant MD
cliff_merchant Saturday, August 27, 2011
It’s important that those who have PTSD find a way to deal with it, and there needs to be a larger discussion of what can be done.

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If anyone can take advantage of this I hope it is helpful.

adaml Monday, November 30, 2009

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