Monthly Archives: April 2019

International development worker: Post traumatic stress disorder

It is difficult for most people to comprehend exactly how PTSD affects individuals. We hear horror stories of PTSD occurring weeks or months after traumatic events and having a potentially devastating impact on the person’s life. Unfortunately, those who fail to receive treatment for PTSD can have suicidal thoughts which may lead to fatalities.

Before we look at International development work and PTSD, what exactly is PTSD?

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