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Does My Child Have PTSD?

by Jolene Philo Author

Could your child have PTSD? It's not as uncommon as you might think. Does My Child Have PTSD? informs readers about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of post-traumatic stress in children. Is it possible that the struggles you have with your child may be because he or she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Once ignored, even by the medical professionals treating war veterans, PTSD is gaining global recognition as a very real and serious issue for those who have experienced traumatic events, even children. When children experience medical illness, witness violence, or are abused, it can leave a lasting effect. According to recent studies, 50 to 60 percent of children who experience these traumas early in life may suffer from a form of PTSD, leading to issues in childhood, through adolescence, and even into adulthood. Designed for readers looking for answers about the puzzling, disturbing behaviors of children in their care.