Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (cont.)
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Emotional Health and Well-Being
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) doesn't always occur alone. Other medical conditions often occur with it, such as:
Family and Community
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can harm your relationships with your family and community. Feelings of anger and depression and not wanting to deal with people can make it hard to connect with them. Pay attention to how you act with your family and try not to pull away. Your relationships can make a big difference in your recovery from PTSD.
Here are things you can do to help yourself, your family, and your community better understand and deal with PTSD.
Your family and community are part of your recovery. Do as much as you can to work with them. With knowledge, your family and community can better help you.
What can others do to help?
Many people with PTSD are depressed. For information on how to help with this, see:
Your family and community are part of your recovery. Do as much as you can to work with them. With this knowledge, your family and community can better help you.
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