23 Kasım 2015 Pazartesi

Traumatic Mental Health

Traumatic Mental Health

Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

The fact that experience heavy or witness a traumatic event can affect the mental health of people for a long or short term. Major trauma, everyone living on less influence and lead to some mental health problems. The posttraumatic reactions that are not uniform. After the traumatic experience that can be seen for various reasons other than trauma, depression, panic disorder, an increase in alcohol and substance abuse, dissociative disorders, adjustment disorders, develop mental illnesses that can vary over a wide range such as somatoform disorders.
Located between anxiety disorders Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after trauma are developing the disease.
According to the meta-analysis of potentially traumatic events on the risks associated with sex, it is expected to further development of PTSD in women and men. Women are not sexual conflict, accident, fire and similar traumas rare than men;but live as adult and childhood sexual abuse more often than men in the circuit. Accident and domestic violence are widespread and you, a country located in the earthquake zone trauma-related mental problems in Turkey is a substantial level. The main factors that cause psychological trauma are divided into three groups. Earthquakes, natural disasters such as floods; accident and omissions; a sudden loss of close to, war, torture, physical attacks made ​​by human hands, such as sexual violence. This common feature of unexpected events occur, the person is alive and feelings of helplessness and powerlessness on being outside its control. When such events take place, the event live directly and indirectly affected people living nearby, and also involved in the rescue.
Acute Stress Reaction (ASR) immediately after experiencing the traumatic experience, it takes a maximum of one month and signs are flashing. The PTSD diagnosis can be made ​​after the first month. If persistent problems for more than six months (chronic) receives a diagnosis of PTSD. In case of delayed-onset PTSD symptoms begin at least six months after the traumatic event.


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