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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

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Signs and Symptoms of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

All Signs & Symptoms of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Here are the top symptoms or behaviors listed by parents of kids diagnosed with Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD):

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
AnxietyOften6 mentions
Angry behaviorOften5 mentions
Mood swingsOften3 mentions
NightmaresOften3 mentions
Defiant behaviorOften2 mentions
Panic attacksOften2 mentions
Being irritableSometimes1 mention
Constant worrySometimes1 mention
CryingSometimes1 mention
DepressionSometimes1 mention

When do symptoms start?

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Change in symptoms of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)*

What happens to common Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms over time?

SymptomWorseA Little WorseStayed About the SameA Little BetterBetterCompletely Resolved
Anxiety0%0%0%50%50%0%
Angry behavior0%20%0%60%20%0%
Mood swings0%0%0%66.7%33.3%0%
Nightmares0%0%0%33.3%33.3%33.3%
Defiant behavior0%0%0%100%0%0%
Panic attacks0%50%0%0%0%50%
Being irritable0%0%0%100%0%0%
Constant worry0%0%0%100%0%0%
Crying0%100%0%0%0%0%
Depression0%0%0%100%0%0%

Conditions with similar symptoms to Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Parents also mention the behaviors, signs, and symptoms associated with Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when they describe these conditions:

Discussion of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

What was your approach to Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? What were the results?

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