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What causes post traumatic stress disorder?

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Dr. Srikanth Reddy


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Posted on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 in Depression
Question: can a mental collaspe/nervous breakdown be a form of PTSD itself,when you were sexually abused in the breakdown? what workbooks to you buy for that?
Answered by Dr. Srikanth Reddy 50 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes it can

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.

I have gone through your question in detail and I can understand what you are going through.

PTSD can coocccur with breakdown or depression. And why should one buy workbooks for this. It would be wiser to get treated from an expert in that case.
Ptsd and depression both need to be intensively treated and paroxetime is a good drug for both of them and needs to be given for 6 months. Also cognitive behavioural therapy will also help.
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