Tag Archives: PTSD

Coronavirus: Survivors ‘at risk of PTSD’

People who were seriously ill in hospital with coronavirus need to be urgently screened for post-traumatic stress disorder, leading doctors say. The Covid Trauma Response Working Group, led by University College London and involving experts from south-east England, said those who had been in intensive care were most at risk. The experts said regular check… Read More »

How Therapy for PTSD Can Help us Heal From Big T Trauma and Little t Trauma

PTSD and trauma There are things that are extremely traumatic things that can occur in our lives such as near-death experiences, assaults, and natural disasters. These events are considered “big T” trauma and are what we typically imagine when we think of the word trauma. These events can cause people to develop Post Traumatic Stress… Read More »

PTSD changed how this physician cared for pregnant women

Appointments with my doctor make me nervous. That’s highly ironic, because I’m a doctor, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist who regularly deals with high-risk pregnancies. But ever since developing preeclampsia during my first pregnancy eight years ago, the thought of having my blood pressure taken triggers flashbacks and anxiety. The silver lining is that my experience… Read More »