Post-traumatiese stresversteuring (PTSV)

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Post-traumatic stress disorder is called PTSD for short. PTSD creates mental and emotional reactions to terrible or stressful events. Learn more about post-traumatic stress disorder.

Post-traumatic stress disorder is called PTSD for short. PTSD creates mental and emotional reactions to terrible or stressful events. Learn more about post-traumatic stress disorder.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

An example of Post-traumatic stress disorder is if a man has a terrible car accident. Hy kan nie slaap as gevolg van nagmerries van die ongeluk. Of hy ophou gaan buite sy huis 'n lang tyd ná die ongeluk.

An example of Post-traumatic stress disorder is if a man has a terrible car accident. He cannot sleep because of nightmares from the accident. Or he stops going outside his house a long time after the accident.

Dit is natuurlik om verskillende voel na 'n verskriklike gebeurtenis. Dit is ook natuurlik om anders op te tree na 'n verskriklike gebeurtenis. Maar miskien jy anders voel en tree verskillende maande of selfs jare nadat die verskriklike gebeurtenis gebeur het. Jy het dalk PTSV. Praat met jou dokter oor maniere om te help.

It is natural to feel different after a terrible event. It is also natural to act differently after a terrible event. But maybe you feel different and act different months or even years after the terrible event happened. You might have PTSD. Talk to your doctor about ways to help.

Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder

Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder

Jy voel dalk verskillende na sien of deel van 'n verskriklike gebeurtenis. Jy voel dalk:

You may feel different after seeing or being part of a terrible event. You may feel:

  • bang
  • hartseer
  • kwaad
  • senuweeagtig
  • eensaam
  • scared
  • sad
  • angry
  • nervous
  • lonely

Jou optrede kan verander na sien of deel van 'n verskriklike gebeurtenis. 'N paar veranderinge wat jy dalk ervaar is:

Your actions can change after seeing or being part of a terrible event. Some changes you might experience are:

  • met nagmerries
  • nadat flashbacks (jy voel jy is die verskriklike gebeurtenis weer leef)
  • hy sukkel om te slaap
  • nie wou sien familie of vriende
  • aktiwiteite nie doen jy graag
  • ongelukkig geen energie
  • having nightmares
  • having flashbacks (you feel like you are living the terrible event again)
  • having difficulty sleeping
  • not wanting to see family or friends
  • not doing activities you like
  • having no energy

Jy kan hulp kry indien jy het PTSV. As jy 'n verskriklike gebeurtenis ervaar en jy voel hartseer, of as jy nagmerries kry oor die gebeurtenis vir langer as een maand, praat met jou dokter oor verskillende maniere om te help.

You can get help if you have PTSD. If you experience a terrible event and you feel sad, or if you have nightmares about the event for longer than one month, talk to your doctor about different ways to help.

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