ptsd brain

Why can’t you just get over it? There could be a biological reason.

This question, while highly offensive when asked in the usual manner, deserves an answer. Those who suffer from PTSD day after day and year after year deserve answers. Do you feel jumpy all the time? Find it impossible to get to sleep? Have recurring nightmares? Are you angry or irritable for no apparent reason? There’s a reason for that, and it has nothing to do with character flaws. Below you’ll see brain scans of three different people: – one who experienced trauma and developed PTSD (PTSD) – one who experienced trauma and did not develop PTSD (TC) – one who