Brain outcome

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event.

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Causes of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) : Reducing Your Risk

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Violent crime Brain outcome

Strong Increase

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Meditation Selfcare risk & protective factor
Meditation
Selfcare

Strong Decrease

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Poor sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Poor sleep
Musculoskeletal

Minor Increase

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) outcomes

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Depression Brain outcome

Strong Increase

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Cortisol Endocrine outcome
Cortisol
Endocrine

Strong Increase

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