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The causes of post-traumatic stress disorder

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My cousin got post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as an adult. Most of it was blamed on his childhood issues that were unresolved. I think that if there are issues that are severe and they are never dealt with then they could cause PTSD.

Do you think that a child that was raised by terrible parents could have PTSD?

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"PTSD, or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, is a psychiatric disorder that can occur following the experience or witnessing of a life-threatening events such as military combat, natural disasters, terrorist incidents, serious accidents, or physical or sexual assault in adult or childhood" (Nebraska Department of Veterans Affairs, 2013, para 1). It is characterized by three main symptoms; re-experiencing symptoms, avoidance and numbness, and arousal ...

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The causes of post-traumatic stress disorders are determined. Whether a child that is raised by terrible parents could have PTSD is determined.