6 Great Trauma Infographics

6 Trauma-Related Infographics

Heather Thomas School Counseling 6 Comments

Trauma Infographics

In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy, many people are looking for answers. The following infographics show the impact of traumatic events on the human mind and body.

Trauma Infographic

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can be found in people who have experienced a stressful event. Examples of stressful events: natural disasters, school shootings, physical/emotional/sexual abuse, and war.
As veterans return home from the Middle East, many families are struggle with the effects of PTSD. The Veteran’s Administration has put a lot of resources studying and treating the disorder. The following PTSD infographics are based on current research conducted by the Veteran’s Administration.
What is PTSD?

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Dr. Rosenthal PTSD infographic

Dr. Rosenthal PTSD infographic

 

Feelings of anxiety can be heightened after experiencing a traumatic event. Children with a stress/anxiety disorder are typically more sensitive to traumatic events than children who have not been diagnosed.

Child Trauma & Parent Guide

Symptoms of depression can increase as well during and after stressful events:

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Depression Infographic by Military Mental Health

Depression Infographic by Military Mental Health

Do you have a good trauma-related resource? I would love to hear from you!

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