Health Tip: Children May Have PTSD
(HealthDay News) -- Children who witness or are involved in a
tragedy may have symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder,
although symptoms may differ from those in adults.
The U.S. National Alliance on Mental Illness mentions these
potential warning signs of PTSD in children:
- Having difficulty controlling emotions and reactions.
- Having trouble beginning and maintaining relationships and
- Having low self-esteem.
- Having problems keeping up in school.
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