|Name||Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)|
See also: Functional neurological disorder
|Symptoms of PTSD
PTSD is a mental health condition. Mental health conditions are problems with the way you think and feel. Neurological conditions are problems with your brain, spine, or nervous system. Neurological conditions can sometimes lead to mental health problems.
Source: Mind https://tinyurl.com/y8k32fnk
|Useful national contacts||
• The Brain Charity can offer counselling for PTSD at our centre in Liverpool
PTSD Resolution: charity for UK Forces veterans
Combat Stress: UK veterans' mental health charity
|Children & young people||
Symptoms of PTSD in children and adolescents (PTSD UK)
PTSD (Young Minds charity for children and young people)
Children and Trauma (ASSIST Trauma Care)
Coronavirus and your wellbeing (Mind)
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (NHS Choices)
Emotional effects of brain injury (Headway)
National Center for PTSD (U.S. Department for Veterans Affairs)
Post-traumatic stress disorder: Management (NICE: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence)
OCD and PTSD – and the relationship between the two (PTSD UK)
Living with a condition (The Brain Charity)
Coronavirus: Front-line NHS staff 'at risk of PTSD' (BBC, May 2020)
'My dog saved my life' says PTSD sufferer (BBC, May 2018)
The library at the Brain Charity has a range of resources on PTSD and on a wide range of disability-related issues.
Visit the library to read our copy of the NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) guidlines 'Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): the treatment of PTSD in adults and children in adults and children'.