The symptoms and treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder may be difficult to pinpoint, but one area man knows a few things that can help.
Timothy Lang, former military psychologist and Psy. D./LP for Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin, said there are many different reasons for how long and severe people's PTSD can last. After four years helping treat PTSD in the military and helping PTSD victims at MCHS-Austin for 11 years, he's seen some guidelines.
Fundamental factors like experiencing severe traumatic events, proximity to them, duration exposed to them and a history of mental health are key factors to look at, Lang told guests at his Tuesday night presentation to guests at Ellis Middle School. One key sign is someone who has been unable to cope with a traumatic event for more than one month. Lang said a person such as this may experience some long-term effects. However, the equation is more difficult than that.
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