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POST Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) What is happening to me?

Updated: Apr 14

The ripple effects of PTSD



What is PTSD?

Post-Traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was known as ‘shell shock’ during World War 1 and usually soldiers who were diagnosed with it, although there was little or no support or understanding around this. However, today there is a lot more understanding and support for people who have been diagnosed with PTSD.


CBT and other talking therapies are beneficial for supporting someone with PTSD. There are many different events/experiences that can cause PTSD. The following are some events that can cause PTSD: