How Common is PTSD?
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can happen once you've been through a trauma. An injury is a shocking and chilling event that you simply see or that occurs to you. During this type of event, you think that your life or others' lives are in danger. You believe that you have no control over what is happening or could feel fearful.
Going through injury is not uncommon. About 6 of every 10 (or 60%) of men and 5 of every 10 (or 50%) of women experience a minumum of one trauma in their lives. Girls are somewhat more likely to see child sexual