Brief presentations of information on
aspects of PTSD:
Warning Signs of Trauma-Related Stress by the American Psychological Association
In most instances, these are normal reactions to abnormal situations.
Individuals who feel they are unable to regain control of their lives, or who experience the following symptoms for more than a month, should consider seeking outside professional mental health assistance.
The American Red Cross is now working with mental health professionals trained in trauma. For information or a referral, contact the local American Red Cross chapter or the American Psychological Association at 202/336-5800.
APA gratefully acknowledges Richard Tanenbaurn, Ph. D, Deborah DeWolfe PhD., and Anne Marie Albano, Ph.D., for their contributions to this fact sheet.
Much of this material was compiled by David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages http://www.trauma-pages.com/ Eugene, Oregon USA (541) 686 2598
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