The simplest way to explain PTSD is an anxiety disorder that has developed after a person has experienced one or more traumatic events.



Symptoms vary from person to person, examples are:



Increased anxiety and emotional arousal

Hypervigilance (being on constant ‘red alert’)

Intense physical reactions to reminders of the event Irritability or outbursts of anger

Irrational and intense fear

less tolerance to noise (hyperacusis)

Difficulty in concentrating

Easily moved to tears

Panic attacks/anxiety/depression/mood swings

Feeling jumpy and easily startled

Difficulty falling or staying asleep

Aggressive and/or angry behaviour

Muscular tension


There are many sites on the internet to go to for advice and help: Further details will follow on this site.




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