How Common Is PTSD?
Posted: April 10, 2022
Post-traumatic stress disorder is common in women who have experienced sexual assault, anyone who has served in the military, those who experienced abuse as a child, and emergency workers. Roughly 3.5 percent of adults in America suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD can go away within a few months of the traumatic event or last a lifetime depending on the complexity and severity of the trauma.