Signs/Symptoms of PTSD

by Cathy Parkes June 25, 2019

LevelUpRN PTSD Tip of the Day

Flashbacks, distressing dreams, difficulty concentrating, insomnia, anxiety, irritability, detachment from others, hyper-vigilance, exaggerated startle response, feeling of guilt, and negative self-image



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