More Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

You may find yourself:

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  • Avoiding triggers associated with the trauma. For example, thoughts, feelings, and activities that cause you to remember
  • Not being able to recall important aspects of trauma
  • With decreased interest in activities
  • Distancing and detaching from loved ones
  • Restricting your emotions or range of emotions
  • Feeling like the future is shortened

You may have PTSD when the symptoms noted above have caused significant distress impairing social and occupational functioning, or other areas of your life, and have lasted more than one month.

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What are the Physical Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Symptoms of PTSD include difficulty falling asleep, irritability, difficultly concentrating, hyper-vigilance, jumpiness.

The important thing to remember is that if you believe you have PTSD, help is readily available. Learn more about PTSD from the PTSD Association of Canada. You are not alone.

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