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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Trauma and Abuse

Domestic Violence
is when you are in a relationship, and the other person abuses or controls you physically or emotionally.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (in Children and Youth)
is a condition that may occur after people have been exposed to life threatening or extremely stressful and overwhelming situations.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (in Adults)
can occur in people who have survived high stress situations (such as life-threatening situations, physical, sexual or emotional abuse). Symptoms include re-experiencing or reliving their traumatic situations through nightmares or flashbacks, and avoidance of situations reminding them of the trauma.
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