Category Archive: WOMEN ONLY : Police and Military. PTSD Post Traumatic Stress

Women in Police and Military, While both men and women report the same symptoms of PTSD (hyperarousal, reexperiencing, avoidance, and numbing), some symptoms are more common for women or men. Women tend to experience different traumas than men, even if the Mechanics of the Injury are the same, the experience is different. Therefore it seems appropriate to have a category dedicated to our sisters in Police and Military. PolicePTSD.com Salutes You.

Jul 03

Female Police Officers May Hold the Key To Understanding Gender Differences in PTSD

Study: Female Police Officers May Hold the Key To Understanding Gender Differences in PTSD NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Gender differences in the intensity and frequency of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may not relate to biology as much as psychology, according to a new study of nearly 300 females – civilians and police officers. Previous studies have …

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Jun 12

What Can a PEER to PEER Support Group Do for PTSD?

Peer Support Groups If your looking to regain your confidence, self respect and control of your life then peer support groups are a place where you can discuss day-to-day problems with other people who have been through trauma. Support groups have not been shown to reduce PTSD symptoms, but they can help you feel better …

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Jun 10

Police Responses to Officer-Involved Shootings

Police Responses to Officer-Involved Shootings What goes through police officers’ minds when they are involved in shootings? How does facing deadly force affect what they see, hear, and feel? Prior research has found that many officers involved in shootings suffer from “postshooting trauma”—a form of posttraumatic stress disorder that may include guilt, depression, and even …

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Sep 25

Police and Military Women, Trauma and PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Police Women, Trauma and PTSD. According to a government study, Trauma is common in women; five out of ten women experience a traumatic event. Women tend to experience different traumas than men. While both men and women report the same symptoms of PTSD (hyperarousal, reexperiencing, avoidance, and numbing), some symptoms are more common for women …

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