Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Need-to-Know

It's estimated that one in 10 people will suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder at some point in their lifetime. And the trigger will be different for everyone—it could be an accident or the sudden death of a loved one. In fact, it's thought that 10,000 women a year suffer PTSD following a traumatic childbirth. But while we may know what that four-letter acronym stands for, do you know exactly what PTSD is and how it manifests itself? We've been hearing talk about it more and more, so we called on our resident doctor, Jane Leonard, MD, to reveal all the things you need to know about the disorder.

Keep scrolling to find out about PTSD, from the symptoms to the available treatments.