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Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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Atlantic Shores Hospital Maxine A. Michael Director of Business Development will be talking to Don Maines MBA,C.A.P. Of Bayviewcenter for Mental Health about Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Here are some of them we will be discussing Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD. There are a vast number of PTSD symptoms. Most of these symptoms are similar to certain mental ailments, and should not be confused. A physician trained in PTSD will be able to differentiate and make a proper diagnosis, so always be honest and precise in symptom description. Following are some of the major symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). -- Exaggerated startle response -- Loss of memory (forgetfulness) -- Sleep disorders (nightmares and waking up suddenly during the night) -- Flashbacks / images of the traumatic incident that keeps coming back to haunt you -- Poor concentration -- Hypervigilance (very similar to, but not paranoia) -- Hypersensitivity -- Extreme irritability -- Anger over petty issues with violent outbursts -- Obsessiveness -- Extreme nervousness and anxiety -- Muscle aches and pains for no apparent reason -- Unexplained fear -- Low self-esteem -- Lack of confidence -- Experience a sudden numb feeling -- Avoiding anything that reminds you of the traumatic experience Atlantic Shores Hospital 4545 North Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33308 Contact Calvin Smith At 786-355-3581 For More Information on how to help loved ones with P.T.S.D.