PTSD Information Center

Here at Operation Compassionate Care, we recognize that PTSD is a very complex disease that effects many of our military veterans.  In an effort to help further our cause in providing as much education as we can on the signs, symptoms and treatments available for PTSD to include medical cannabis, we have developed this extensive listing of available resources which can provide additional information.

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Symptoms, self-help and treatment alternatives:

For information on PTSD symptoms, self-help and treatment alternatives:

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/ptsd-trauma/post-traumatic-stress-disorder.htm

Causes of PTSD

Causes, symptoms and treatments of Hypervigilance

For information on the causes, symptoms and treatments of Hypervigilance:

www.goodtherapy.org/blog/psychpedia/hypervigilance

Acute Stress Disorder & Veterans

For information on Acute Stress Disorder and how it effects Veterans:

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/problems/acute-stress-disorder.asp

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

For information on Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complex_post-traumatic_stress_disorder

Symptoms of PTSD

For information on the signs and symptoms of PTSD:

www.ptsd.ne.gov/what-is-ptsd.html

Causes of Complex PTSD

For information on the causes of Complex PTSD and the treatments available:

www.nhs.uk/conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/pages/introduction.aspx

Different treatments for PTSD

For information on the many different treatments for PTSD:

www.webmd.com/mental-health/tc/post-traumatic-stress-disorder–treatment-overview

Emotional Dysregulation

For information on Emotional Dysregulation:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emotional_dysregulation

Causes and symptoms for emotional & psychological trauma

For information on the causes, symptoms and risk factors for emotional and psychological trauma:

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/ptsd-trauma/emotional-and-psychological-trauma.htm

Events that can trigger PTSD

For information and examples of events that can trigger PTSD to occur:

keltymentalhealth.ca/faq/what-are-some-examples-traumatic-events-can-lead-ptsd

Trauma triggers associated with PTSD

For an overview on the types and trauma triggers associated with PTSD:

www.healthcommunities.com/posttraumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/overview-of-ptsd.shtml

Recommended treatments for PTSD

For information on the recommended treatments for PTSD, supported by research:

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/treatment/therapy-med/treatment-ptsd.asp

How common Acute Stress Disorder is

For information on how common Acute Stress Disorder is and who could be at risk:

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/problems/acute-stress-disorder.asp

Psychotherapy and medications for PTSD

For information on psychotherapy and medications for PTSD:

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases…/post-traumatic-stress…treatment/treatment/ptc-20308558

Extensive history of PTSD

For an extensive history of PTSD written for researchers, providers and helpers:

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/ptsd-overview/ptsd-overview.asp

Traumatic stress on the brain

For information on traumatic stress and its effects on the brain:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3181836/

Hypervigilance

For information on Hypervigilance:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypervigilance

Trauma symptoms, causes and effects:

For information on trauma symptoms, causes and effects:

www.psychguides.com/guides/trauma-symptoms-causes-and-effects/

Acute Stress Disorder

For information on Acute Stress Disorder:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acute_stress_reaction

Signs, symptoms and effects of emotional trauma

For information on the signs, symptoms and effects of emotional trauma:

www.cascadebh.com/behavioral/trauma/signs-symptoms-effects

How long PTSD lasts

Helping a loved one

For information on helping a loved one with PTSD:

www.cmha.ca/mental_health/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/

How trauma effects the brain and your memories

For information on how trauma effects the brain and your memories:

https://casapalmera.com/how-trauma-affects-your-memory/

Hyperekplexia

For information on Hyperekplexia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperekplexia

Psychological Trauma

For information on Psychological Trauma:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychological_trauma

Acute Stress Disorder

For information dealing with Acute Stress Disorder:

www.healthline.com/health/acute-stress-disorder

Diagnosis of PTSD and its symptoms

For information on the differential diagnosis of PTSD and its symptoms:

https://psychcentral.com/lib/differential-diagnosis-of-ptsd-symptoms/

When to seek help

For information on PTSD symptoms, risk factors, complications and when to seek help:

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/…/dxc-20308550

Veterans with PTSD

For a variety of resources available to Veterans with PTSD:

https://maketheconnection.net/conditions/ptsd

Differences between Acute Stress Disorder and PTSD

For information on the differences between Acute Stress Disorder and PTSD:

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/treatment/early/acute-stress-disorder.asp

Adjustment Disorder causes

For information on Adjustment Disorder causes, symptoms and treatments:

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000932.htm

Prolonged Exposure, Cognitive Processing Therapy and Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

For information on Prolonged Exposure, Cognitive Processing Therapy and Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing:

https://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/treatment/therapy-med/treatment-ptsd.asp

EMDR and trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy

Comparing the efficacy of EMDR and trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy in the treatment of PTSD:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16740177

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