Some kinds of stress are good for the body, and some types aren't. Here's everything you need to know about "toxic stress" and the role it plays in childhood PTSD.
Many people think that post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is something that only soldiers and veterans develop. However, the truth is that PTSD isn't limited to just one occupation, life experience, or age group. Anyone who has experienced a traumatic event could develop PTSD--including children and young adults.
Here are a few important things to know about PTSD, including common symptoms and signs in kids.