It’s normal to feel anxious or overwhelmed after living through or witnessing a traumatic or potentially life-threatening event. In most cases, these feelings will subside with time. However, some people may go on to develop more intense and prolonged reactions that can impact their overall quality of life. When this happens, you may have post-traumatic […]
You witnessed someone getting mugged from a distance, and now you’re having trouble sleeping and are constantly afraid to walk alone. This response is normal after seeing a trauma, but if the symptoms persist for months and control everyday life, you may have post-traumatic stress disorder.