More Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder


  • avoid triggers associated with the trauma. For example, thoughts, feelings, and activities that cause you to remember
  • can’t recall important aspects of trauma
  • have decreased interest in activities
  • distance and detach from loved ones
  • restrict your emotions or range of emotions
  • feel like the future is shortened

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

Physical Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder include:

  • difficulty falling asleep
  • irritability
  • difficulty 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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