11 posts from June, 2013

“Take the step.” Raising awareness for post traumatic stress disorder

Posted June 4th, 2013 by

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month and the US Department of Veterans Affairs is helping to raise awareness of the condition. About 60% of men and 50% of women will go through at least one traumatic event in their life, and 5.2 million adults will experience PTSD during any given year.[1]

PTSD

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If you’re living with PTSD, find others just like you in our growing community of more than 5,000 PTSD patients on PatientsLikeMe. Learn what they’re doing to manage their condition with symptom and treatment reports, and share your own experience with a personal health profile or in the community forums.



[1] http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/how-common-is-ptsd.asp