Is PTSD Contagious?

A fascinating and truly heart-wrenching article on the effects of PTSD on families, and the idea of secondary PTSD.

4:54 pm, by psychologicalsnippets
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    TLDR for most of you, but it’s a good read if you work with trauma / war-veterans. Also, the answer to the title...
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    yes it is real. Daughter of a vet with PTSD here
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    Secondary Traumatic Stress is real and debilitating. It’s not uncommon to also see it in mental health professionals who...
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    Watching someone relive a traumatic experience can be traumatic. I can’t believe we need a study to tell us this.
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    I just shared this with my mother, who’s father was an abusive WWII veteran.