RP Members here is a great link to the most common questions about PTSD. This is good information to have and know about those you've served with or those you are currently serving with, so you have a better understanding - you may be able to help save a life! Its not all inclusive, but its a great place to start! Understanding is a powerful thing!
The following is a list of the most common, or frequently asked quesions, about Posttraumatic Stress Disorder:
How does PTSD develop? How is PTSD assessed? How common is PTSD? Who is most likely to develop PTSD? What are the consequences associated with PTSD? How is PTSD treated?
PTSD, once called shell shock, is still an extremely misunderstood illness. There are so many levels, causes and different responses by those with the illness. It is hard to treat as one treatment does not fit all. Thank you for the excellent read.
How PTSD physically alters brain structure (per recent fMRI studies) is also an emerging and fascinating aspect of TBI, which may help PTSD-deniers finally give up on 'throwing rocks at the moon'--maybe...