What is a trauma?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, or dangerous event.
Acute trauma: This results from a single stressful or dangerous trauma.In time, most people recover from this naturally. But people with PTSD don’t feel better. They feel stressed and frightened long after the trauma is end. In some cases, the PTSD symptoms may start later on. They might also come and go over time.

Some Types of trauma :-
Chronic trauma: This results from repeated and prolonged exposure to highly stressful events just like abuse, bullying, or domestic violence.
Complex trauma: This results from exposure to multiple traumatic events in complexation way.


  • their characteristics
  • previous exposure to traumatic events
  • the type and characteristics of the event or events
  • the presence of other mental health conditions
  • their background and approach to handling emotions

What is post-traumatic stress disorder?

  • Accident.
  • Fire.
  • Military combat.
  • Natural disaster, such as a tornado.
  • Physical abuse.
  • Sexual assault or rape.
  • Sudden death of a loved one.
  • Terrorist attack.
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