Post Traumatic Stress
Post traumatic stress can occur as a result of any traumatic incident. That can be anything that is out of the ordinary or deeply distressing to someone such as an accident, a fire or witnessing a traumatic event such as a death. It can also be large scale such as major disasters.
Common reactions to such events include:
Re-living the trauma in your mind
Avoiding things associated with the trauma.
Feeling more tense, irritable or over-alert than usual.
Find out more:
Combat Stress for British war veterans traumatised by experiences in their service career.
If you are worried about yourself, or someone close to you, it is worth discussing your concerns with your GP. For services in Manchester click here.