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?