Is PTSD Genetic? Can PTSD be passed onto my children?

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Is PTSD Genetic? Can PTSD be passed onto my children? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric ailment that affects many people around the world. This stress disorder can affect anyone and it is typically caused by uncontrollable or unpredictable traumatic events. In most cases, PTSD symptoms appear after several days or hours of certain event. However, there are times …

Blackout Poetry: Veteran Suicides

Michael Anthony Best Of, Blackout Poetry, Blogishness, ptsd, Uncategorized 9 Comments

In case you’re not familiar with Blackout Poetry, Blackout Poetry is the act of creating poems by blacking out words that appear in newspaper articles (or books, but typically newspaper articles). I was inspired to give it a shot after being introduced to it by Austin Kleon. I’ve got a six month subscription to The Army Times and I’ll be …

PTSD: What to Do When Your Spouse has PTSD (Updated Version)- Best Ways to Treat PTSD

Michael Anthony Best Of, Blogishness, Blogishness, Comedy, ptsd, Self Improvement / Healthy Living, Self Improvement / Healthy Living, Uncategorized 13 Comments

Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of comments, and emails, about my blog post: PTSD What to do When Your Spouse has PTSD. There are a lot of resources out there to help our loved ones with PTSD, but some things have changed since I originally wrote the article, and the article wasn’t as in-depth and helpful as it should’ve …

PTSD: How to Prevent PTSD

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Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is a dangerous and debilitating mental condition caused by one’s exposure to traumatizing near-death experiences or seeing someone else’s. Aside from living a monastic or hermit lifestyle to avoid traumatizing experiences, there are other ways to prevent PTSD. Resilience – One way to prevent PTSD is to develop one’s resilience preferably early from childhood. Some …

PTSD: What to do when Your Child has PTSD

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Adults can have immense problems dealing with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) whether the adult his/herself is experiencing it or those around him/her. You could only imagine how children with PTSD are dealing with it. Post traumatic stress disorder can be very hard on both parents and children. It’s not enough that children go through a traumatizing event or events …

PTSD: What to Do When Your Spouse has PTSD

Michael Anthony Best Of, Blogishness, Blogishness, ptsd, Self Improvement / Healthy Living, Self Improvement / Healthy Living, Uncategorized 112 Comments

Post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is a difficult and often dangerous mental condition for patients and those around them, the immediate family, the children and especially the spouse. PTSD happens when someone comes back from a truly horrible, violent or near-death experience. Something in the brain snaps; gets rewired and the person with PTSD has no choice but to …