1 in 4 Stroke Survivors Will Experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

22
Jun
2013
Posted by: PTSD United   /   0 Comment

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“Those who experience traumatic health events, along with those who are suffering from ongoing health issues are often affected by PTSD.”  — PTSD United Staff

 

A new study found that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects 23 percent of stroke survivors.

The research was published online Wednesday in the journal PLOS One.  According to the study, 11 percent of stroke victims surveyed more than a year after the event experienced PTSD…

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