These events include: After going through a traumatic event, you may feel upset by things that remind you of what happened.
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To find the most current information, please enter your topic of interest into our search box. 14, 2012 -- For people with posttraumatic stress disorder, going to couples counseling with their partner may ease their PTSD symptoms -- and help their relationship, a new study shows.
Kim Siddall | July 21, 2014 John is a 44-year-old father of two and a lending officer at a branch of a national bank.
Early on in his career, John’s branch was held up in a robbery attempt.
If you have either of these mental health problems, it is possible you have the other. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after you have been through a traumatic event.
A traumatic event is something horrible and scary that you see or that happens to you."One of the most important things is giving them an understanding of PTSD so that they don't get the wrong sense of what the disorder is," Monson says.PTSD is caused by traumatic experiences such as combat, natural disasters, serious car accidents, and sexual assaults.The rest of the couples attended couples therapy once or twice per week, for a total of 15 sessions.The therapy began with education about PTSD and its potential for harm, as well as strategies to cope with it.The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, used a specialized form of couples therapy called cognitive-based conjoint therapy (CBCT).