PTSD Articles

There are a variety of reasons a person can develop PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder), but this mental health concern is one that can be best treated when it's clearly understood.

With that said, our focus here at BetterHelp is try to provide more information about what exactly PTSD is, some of the signs and symptoms, how treatment can help, and how online counseling can help throughout this entire process.

Coping With Being Hypervigilant

Have you experienced one or more traumas, like a serious car accident, natural disaster, or the unexpected death of someone close to you? Since then, have you felt like you are...

Finding The Right PTSD Medication For You

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects millions of Americans with symptoms that dramatically impact jobs, relationships, and other crucial aspects of day-to-day life...

Do You Suffer From Survivor’s Guilt?

The world today is full of news about various catastrophic experiences and events, from natural disasters to intense violence from one human to another. Many of these events...

Complex PTSD Symptoms And Treatment

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, complex PTSD or C PTSD is a psychological disorder that results from chronic exposure to trauma over a long period of time. It involves...

Common Treatments For PTSD Nightmares

PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a disorder that develops after being exposed to traumatic events? An individual may have taken part in the traumatic event, been...

Things To Keep In Mind when Dating Someone with PTSD

Romantic relationships are inherently complicated. When you’re dating someone with PTSD, more emotional baggage is involved in the relationship. In fact, one of the most...

How To Fade Scars Of The Past

If you have had surgery you will have scars, there is no way around it. It is the same way with traumatic experiences. Anyone who goes through any kind of abuse (psychological,...

Finding The Right Therapist For Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder requires a therapist with whom a bond of trust can be established. Of course, everyone should have a bond of trust with their...

Should I Take A PTSD Test?

Roughly 7 – 8% or 7 to 8 out of every 100 people in the United States will suffer from PTSD in their lifetime, according to ptsd.gov. Some estimates suggest that the percentage...

Counseling Therapy And PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is usually a negative reaction to some kind of shocking, physically threatening experience such as a car crash, and is especially prevalent among...

What Is Complex PTSD?

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder (Complex PTSD) is a mental condition that results from ongoing or repetitive exposure to traumatizing, highly stressful situations. Its...

Possible Signs Of PTSD: Why Do I Avoid….?

Most associate Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with war. In fact, the first known studies of PTSD were conducted on WWII veterans and the phenomenon was then called shell shock. To date most of the research conducted on PTSD has been on veterans (“Post Traumatic Stress...

Although the above articles are not intended to be the only or primary source of information to help you better understand posttraumatic stress disorder, hopefully some of what has been mentioned will help you better understand it. If you would like to speak to one of our online counselors about your PTSD concerns, or any questions about what you've read, feel free to sign-up today.
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