PTSD: An anxiety disorder that some people develop after a traumatic event.
1. Re-Experiencing Symptoms
"If I'm walking along a street that even remotely resembles the street I was assaulted on--- I can't. I'm Sorry" - Anonymous, age 25
Avoiding people, places, and objects that are reminders of the event
"I used to love the desert. I couldn't get enough of riding my dirt bike. I don't ride my dirt bike anymore." -Anonymous Iraq War Veteran
3. Hyper-arousal Symptoms