Fourth Annual PTSD Awareness Day Provides Education About Disorder

Today, June 27, 2014, marks the fourth annual Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, PTSD is a disorder that results from exposure to a traumatic event and includes symptoms from each of the four clusters: intrusion, avoidance, negative alterations in cognition and mood, and alterations in arousal and reactivity.

 

The National Center for PTSD estimates that 7-8 percent of the population will experience PTSD at some point in their lives. Join The National Center for PTSD in raising awareness for the disorder and effective treatment methods. There are numerous educational materials available on its website. http://www.ptsd.va.gov/about/ptsd-awareness/index.asp

 

Social Security disability is available to those with PTSD that qualify. Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano believes that you should receive the benefits you deserve. Let us help you collect your Social Security disability by calling us today at 800-568-7500.



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