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You're
not alone
with
PTSD
Ptsd
is the
11th
most common reason
for therapy

findatherapist.co.uk
25/05/2020
295
males

with PTSD
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
25/05/2020
526
females

with PTSD
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
25/05/2020
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition.

Symptoms

Which ones do you experience?
Thoughts
11
Blame
of oneself or others
9
Disinterest
in activities
8
Distraction
9
Flashbacks
reliving event
6
Forgetfulness
of event details
10
Negativity
8
Nightmares
about event
10
Recollections
of event
7
Vigilance
Feelings
10
Anger
guilt or shame
13
Anxiety
7
Disconnectedness
from others
9
Distress
significant
8
Irritability
5
Palpitations
Behaviours
8
Avoidance
of event reminders
6
Event
actual or threatened, deadly, injurious or violent, experienced directly, learning loved ones did, witnessing others or work-related
4
Impairment
significant
10
Insomnia
7
Recklessness
4
Startlement

Causes

13
Events
triggers include abuse, accidents, assault, childbirth, torture, war and work-related trauma

Diagnosis

Adults

1 (or more) months of:

Event
actual or threatened, deadly, injurious or violent, experienced directly, learning loved ones did, witnessing others or work-related
Avoidance
of event reminders
1 (or more) of:Distress
significant
Flashbacks
reliving event
Nightmares
about event
Palpitations
Recollections
of event
2 (or more) of:Anger
guilt or shame
Blame
of oneself or others
Disconnectedness
from others
Disinterest
in activities
Forgetfulness
of event details
Negativity
2 (or more) of:Distraction
Insomnia
Irritability
Recklessness
Startlement
Vigilance
Other
Symptoms are not due
to another condition or
a substance


nice.org.uk recommends
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for PTSD

For negative thoughtsFocus on the presentAdults 8-12 sessions
Therapists

142 therapists
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25/05/2020
nice.org.uk recommends
Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing
for PTSD

For flashbacks and recollectionsFocus on the presentAdults 8-12 sessions
Therapists

54 therapists
findatherapist.co.uk
25/05/2020

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 25 May 2020
Next check 01 January 2021
Sources:
Statistics findatherapist.co.uk Symptoms Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition Causes NHS Diagnosis Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition Cognitive Behavioural Therapy National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing National Institute for Health and Care Excellence