PTSD

Have You Been Misdiagnosed?

Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of PTSD When we hear the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder images of battle scarred soldiers, subjected to violent combat and deep personal loss, are most likely to arise. When we think about work related PTSD, we usually think of more ‘obvious’ lines of work[…]

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Myth Buster: I can’t get PTSD from work

As I stated in my latest article, any high stress or dangerous environment can place workers at risk of developing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and this is not limited to the ‘obvious’ lines of work such as soldiers, firefighters, police officers, and EMTs. With almost 5 million Americans suffering from[…]

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Ask Dr. Cash: What causes PTSD?

Because people respond to different situations uniquely, it is next to impossible to wrap up the causes in a neat little box, but primarily it’s the way that the mind is affected by traumatic experiences. When faced with overwhelming trauma, the mind is unable to process information and feelings in[…]

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