Infographic: How to combat misperceptions about post-traumatic stress

Helping patients heal starts with educating trauma survivors about the real data behind the psychological condition.

An estimated five percent of Americans have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at any given time.

It’s most often linked with wounded warriors and combat veterans, yet it can result from many life events outside of a war zone. Identifying persons suffering from PTSD requires changing the narrative of who is at-risk and how the condition can start or be exacerbated.

This infographic helps to shift perception of the patient population and offer some tools for addressing PTSD, such as:

  • Common causes
  • Symptoms and physical signs
  • Treatment options

How are you working to combat misperceptions about PTSD and encourage patients to seek treatment?

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