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Shattering the Myths: Unveiling the Truths about PTSD and Trauma

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Are you familiar with the realities of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? This often-misunderstood mental health condition affects millions of people worldwide, yet remains shrouded in misconceptions. We will delve into the facts and debunk the myths surrounding PTSD. From its causes and symptoms to the available treatment options, we will separate fact from fiction and provide you with a comprehensive understanding of this complex disorder.

Myth: PTSD only affects military veterans.

Myth: Everyone who experiences trauma will develop PTSD.

Myth: Everyone with PTSD experiences the same symptoms.

Fact: PTSD can present very differently, depending on the person and type of trauma experienced. Symptoms of PTSD fall into the following four categories. Specific symptoms can vary in severity.

Myth: PTSD will just go away over time.

Fact: The majority of PTSD cases will not resolve on their own and is a central part of many other mental health conditions. 80% of people with PTSD have one or more other conditions like depression, anxiety, addiction, or personality disorder.

Myth: PTSD isn’t treatable.

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