PTSD is an extreme anxiety response following a traumatic event such as sexual or physical assault. Syptoms of PTSD include recurrent thoughts of the traumatic event, flashbacks, nightmares, avoiding reminders of the incident, emotional numbing as well being easily startled and highly vigilant. PTSD can be a very disabling condition and can affect relationships, work and physical health and once chronic requires specialist treatment.

If you suspect that you are suffering from PTSD as a result of a recent criminal act contact Victims of Crime Counselling Services for treatment.

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