Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children

You may be aware of returning soldiers suffering from PTSD but it can occur after any major shock or trauma in young people too.

Some typical symptoms include:

  • Flashbacks
  • Nightmares
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Edginess & irritability
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Loss of interest in things they used to find interesting
  • Being easily startled