When working with children is particularly important family therapy, is also useful to bring to help educators, teachers and social workers. Perhaps the use of medications to improve the quality of life of the patient at the time of passage of psychotherapy and treatment of related disorders such as depression, panic disorder, etc. Primarily used antidepressants SSRIs. There is evidence of the effectiveness of antipsychotics for ptsd. Hospitalization is required only at risk of suicide, murder, and in the presence of serious associated mental disorders – depression, substance abuse. That is to say about the unpleasant events that caused the injury? Yes, and no time or two.
Knowledge – the best way of coping with ptsd, so consultants – psychologists and psychotherapists – are helping people to talk about the trauma to cope with all the feelings and thoughts in the early stages and to cope with ptsd in the future. Attempt to 'stop thinking about it' may lead to the emergence or worsening of ptsd. What is the prognosis of ptsd? Difficult to determine the prognosis of ptsd, since very different conditions for the occurrence and development disorders. Some people are not getting help restore themselves within a year, sometimes in spite of treatment the patient commits suicide. According to studies in patients with ptsd who receive treatment, the average duration of symptoms is two times less than in those patients who do not receive treatment. About a third of patients did not recover from ptsd.
Among the factors positively influencing the prognosis noted – the rapid initiation of treatment, early and current social support, avoidance of re-traumatization, the absence of injury before, and the absence of other psychiatric disorders or substance abuse. What will happen if the ptsd is not treated? People with ptsd are at increased risk of panic disorder, agoraphobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social phobia, specific phobia, mdd, and somatization disorder. Among people with ptsd increased risk of alcoholism and drug addiction, more problems in communicating and working adaptation. Can the prophylaxis of ptsd? To date, probably not. First, traumatic events are unpredictable and random. Secondly, it is impossible today to predict who among the participants tragic events will develop ptsd, and who – no. The greatest risk of ptsd in people directly traumatized. Nieman Foundation pursues this goal as well. But at risk, and rescuers and volunteers, psychologists who work with victims, to a less vulnerable – firemen, policemen, doctors and nurses. Lyubimova N., MD