Types of PTSD
There are 4 different types of post traumatic stress disorder.
• Acute Stress Disorder: In this type of PTSD symptoms emerge no less than four weeks after the traumatizing event and last somewhere between 2 days and 4 weeks.
• Acute Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: In this situation symptoms last more than 4 weeks.
• Delayed Onset Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: With this type of PTSD it may be years after the trauma that symptoms occur.
• Chronic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: In this situation the symptoms will last longer than 90 days however, there will be a break in the symptoms only to return at a later time.