Posted on Apr 15, 2006 | Comments 0
Trauma is a result of witnesses a horrible attacks, injury, terrorist, enduring an accident/incident, and so on. When a person is subjected to violence, it brings forward the trauma, whether it is in small doses or extreme doses.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorders
Posttraumatic Stress Disorders was only linked to war, but recently mental health experts are finding that more individuals are subject to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Multiple Personality Disorder
Generally, Multiple Personality Disorder patients often have Posttraumatic Stress Disorder underneath. It is often difficult to detect PTSD since people with Multiple Personality Disorder alters or changes personalities.
Some of the personality types may not show any symptoms of mental health disorder, while others may show tremendous symptoms. Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) patients were subjected to severe child abuse, which means these people suffered severe trauma from the childhood itself.
Now, the people that do not have Multiple Personality would have witness traumatic attacks or to undergo traumatic experiences. It depends on the mind some people get disturbed by witnessing an accident and for others it could lead them into PTSD symptoms.
This type of mind is often suffering with other problems, which has not been detected, while the person who was not affected by the accident may probably possess excellent coping skills.
Most likely, the effected person survived traumas long before this accident took place. Trauma affects us all in a different way and some more than others. Since trauma often plays with the mind, so when a person undergo trauma it is essential to get help immediately.
Symptoms of Trauma
A person will often undergo anxiety and panic attacks, sleepless nights, nightmares, and so forth. As the nerves are tortured and the person might resort to alcohol or drugs to relieve the symptoms, trauma issues bring forward more problems.
Flashbacks are common with trauma patients. Since the person looses contact with the here and now, flashbacks can be dangerous. Rather the patient will go back in time to the event or one of the series of events that caused the trauma and they often stay stuck there for a few minutes or longer. If someone is around them and that person does not have understanding other problems can occur.
Patients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) are often treated with various medications, including Trazadone. Trazadone is helps to relieving stress, reducing night sweats, and nightmares, as well as other symptoms of posttraumatic stress.
Natural herbs are another great solution for trauma patients. It includes Multiple Vitamins, especially saturated with B-Complex, Mental Alert remedies, and so on. The natural herbs are great. A healthy diet is also helpful to reduce posttraumatic stress symptoms.
The more you take care of you, the more your symptoms will run the other way. When you endure an attack, the person often feels like he or she is on a battlefield and everyone around them is the enemy.
The symptoms PTSD leave no room for understanding, concentration, and even affect the personâ€™s ability to hear what is said to him or her. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder starts out with smaller symptoms and gradually works up to deeper symptoms if it is not treated.
The sleepless nights alone leave the patient open for triggers. Triggers are voices, smell, taste, sound, and so forth. There are many elements in society that can trigger an episode of Posttraumatic Stress.
It is also important to lessen your entertainment habits. If possible, avoid movies that will suspense, fright, or those which trigger your symptoms. Movies that are animated or comedies are great sources of entertainment that will spare you a posttraumatic stress disorder attack.
Finally, it is important to seek help, take care of yourself, and avoid any element in society that will trigger your symptoms, including people if necessary. Loneliness in one form is not as bad as suffering posttraumatic stress symptoms.
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