Below are the three main groups of symptoms associated with PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder)
Having a difficult time falling or staying asleep.
Feeling irritable or often having outbursts of anger.
Having difficulty concentrating.
Feeling constantly "on guard" or feel afraid that danger is around every corner.
Feeling"jumpy" easily startled.
Frequently having thoughts or memories about a traumatic event.
Having recurrent nightmares.
Acting or feeling as though the traumatic event were happening again, sometimes called a "flashback."
Having strong feelings of fear when reminded of the traumatic event.
Being physically responsive to reminders of your traumatic events, such as experiencing a surge in adrenaline resulting in increased heart rate and sweating.
Avoiding thoughts, memories of your traumatic events.
Avoiding people, places that remind you of your traumatic memories.
Having trouble remembering the events (blocking them out).
Feeling detached from others.
Feeling that others don't understand your fears & anxiety.
Having difficulty feeling loving towards others.