What is PTSD?

Women's Weekly (Malaysia) - - INSPIRE -

Post-trau­matic stress dis­or­der (PTSD) is a con­di­tion that can de­velop in peo­ple who’ve been through a trau­matic event, which threat­ened their life or safety, or that of oth­ers around them. Ex­am­ples in­clude a se­ri­ous ac­ci­dent, phys­i­cal or sex­ual as­sault, war or tor­ture, or nat­u­ral dis­as­ters. As a re­sult, the per­son ex­pe­ri­ences re­cur­ring feel­ings of in­tense fear, help­less­ness or hor­ror.

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