Post-traumatic Stress Disorder | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Is there a treatment that will help me?
  • Should I take medicine?
  • Should I see a therapist?
  • What kind of therapy will help me?
  • What side effects will I experience from my medicine?
  • Is there a PTSD support group in this area?
  • Should I ask my family members for help?
  • What can I do to help myself at home?
  • Should I see a psychologist or psychiatrist?
  • Will my PTSD ever go away?


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Reviewed/Updated: 05/10
Created: 09/00