WPSU-FM's "To the Best of My Knowledge" discussed PTSD w/guests Thomas Uhde, chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Penn State College of Medicine and Philip Bressler, a psychologist with the James E. Van Zandt Veterans Affair Medical Center in Altoona this past Tuesday. The program is now available in WPSU's archives. Listen now. Details:
Exposure to a severely traumatic event can cause nightmares, flashbacks and difficulty sleeping. For most people, these post-traumatic symptoms disappear over time. For others, the symptoms become chronic and lead to PTSD.
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