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#435368 - 05/21/13 05:22 PM PTSD in Children and Teens
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PTSD in Children and Teens

by US Dept of Veteran Affairs, Natl Center for PTSD

http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/ptsd-children-adolescents.asp

from MS in facebook

Originally Posted By: PTSD in Children and Teens in facebook

Dear Lala, My nine-year-old son was molested by a priest at his school. This man was essentially an extension of our family- trusted, loved, welcomed in our life and in our home. Since our discovery of the abuse, our son has become withdrawn and frequently wakes at night in what our pediatrician has labeled night terrors. We have a long road ahead, I know, but what can you tell me about my sonís hope for a normal future? Thanks for your help, Charles

Dear Charles, First of all, thank you for believing your son! With professional help and your love and support, there is every reason to hope for a bright future for your precious son. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects survivors in a variety of different ways. The following website offers insight into not only the causes but also the treatments and recovery strategies for children who suffer from PTSD. http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/ptsd-children-adolescents.asp Thank you for helping your son find his path to healing and also for the light you have shed on this topic for others! Best wishes for a bright tomorrow! Live in the light, Lala






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#435381 - 05/21/13 07:41 PM Re: PTSD in Children and Teens [Re: pufferfish]
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