Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

One Man's Opinion

“Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that may develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which severe physical harm occurred or was threatened. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent personal assaults, natural or unnatural disasters, accidents, or military combat.”

Source: Psychology Today.

A lot of my personal friends were in a war, or two/three, so I have noticed that they can be a little bit strange. This is to be expected. Some of them go past the “strange” and are downright weird. Unfortunately their behaviour causes a multitude of problems, they cannot hold on to a, job, a wife, a “normal” friend. This is of some concern to me. To date I have not looked very deeply into this thing called Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  My attention on things   of a psychological order, disorder if you will, has been on alcoholism and addiction…

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