Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

More than 10 million motor vehicle accidents occur each year. Out of those 10 million accidents, in the most severe accidents, most of the will develop PTSD. A lot of these victims can experience PTSD from witnessing a serious car accident watching someone get seriously hurt or even killed. Some can also be a victim in the accident and then scared to drive a vehicle again and develop a phobia. Below are characteristics of PTSD symptoms:

Cognitive Symptoms

  • Confusion
  • Difficulty paying attention
  • Feeling slow and fatigues

Physical Symptoms

  • Chronic pain
  • Weight loss or gain
  • Excessive sleeping or insomnia

Behavioral Symptoms

  • Emotional outbursts (Crying)
  • Depression
  • Shame
  • Survivors guilt
  • houghts of suicide
  • Self-blame
  • Self-harming behavior

These symptoms are very important and need to be take serious. Please speak with a medical doctor or our medical doctor and we can refer you to our Psychiatrist. We understand how difficult life can be developing these kinds of symptoms.  We take these symptoms very serious and will never judge your traumatic experience.