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PTSD

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There are a ton of diagnostic criteria for PTSD: 1: You must have exposure to trauma 2: Flashbacks and other intrusive symptoms 3: Avoidance of stimuli 4: Cognitive struggles. When you struggle to remember the specifics of the event 5: It must last for at least one month, and it gets worse over time. Those with PTSD do not get better as time passes! That is very important to note! It actually gets worse for them, and the flashbacks or dissociations become more and more frequent. **********

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