Symptoms and Treatment: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PSTD) is a type of an anxiety disorder which is characterized by severe emotional wounds after a traumatic experience. Sufferers of PSTD have a recurrence of memories of fear and persistent threat leaving the individual with a felling of shattered and entirely devastated by events. This condition can affect persons of any age or gender and is a serious psychological disorder whose prevalence continues rise especially with increased exposure to traumatic experiences as technology advances. The uniqueness of posttraumatic disorder as an anxiety disorder is that in addition to experiencing distressing symptoms, the individual must have had stressful experiences.

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