Do you suspect that you or a loved one may suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ? Do you or your loved one live in the Baltimore, Columbia, or Silver Spring, Maryland area? At PsychCare, our therapists have extensive training and experience treating patients with post traumatic stress disorders. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder usually develops after one has been exposed to a frightening and often life threatening experience. PTSD typically begin within three months of the traumatizing event. In some instances, PTSD symptoms are delayed and may not occur until years after the event.
PTSD symptoms can come and go. The diagnosis of PTSD is often made with both a structured clinical interview and a psychological testing. PTSD Treatment may include both psychological, as well as pharmacological methods. Untreated PTSD is often associated with an increased risk of alcohol use or drug abuse, as well as general anxiety and depressed mood that is secondary to the PTSD. The effects on the patient and/or loved ones can be devastating. The good news is that treatment for PTSD can very helpful in treating the disorder. Click here or call us today at 410-343-9757 for more information or to schedule an appointment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) treatment in Baltimore, Columbia, and Silver Spring, Maryland.