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There are many reasons why you may not want
to get treated for
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
But you need to get treatment. Treatment can work, and
early treatment may help reduce long-term symptoms.footnote 1
Here are some reasons people don't seek treatment and what you
can do about them.
For more information, see the topic
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Bisson J (2010). Post-traumatic stress disorder, search date March 2009. BMJ Clinical Evidence. Available online: http://www.clinicalevidence.com.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJessica Hamblen, PhD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Current as ofJanuary 28, 2015
Current as of:
January 28, 2015
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Jessica Hamblen, PhD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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