Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) features

IF AHEAD

  • Insomnia – usually with nightmares (nocturnal flashbacks).
  • Flashbacks – vivid reliving of trauma.
  • Avoidance – of activities or events that resemble the traumatic event.
  • Hypervigilance – autonomic hyperarousal and enhanced startle reaction.
  • Emotional blunting – emptiness or numbness alternates with…
  • Anxiety (intense) – experienced at similar events to trauma or anniversary of event.
  • Detachment (emotionally) – from other people.
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