Risk Factors for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Previous Traumatic Experiences
History of Abuse
Family History of PTSD or Depression
History of Substance Abuse
Poor Coping Skills
Lack of Social Support
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 11/2013 -
- Update Date: 11/26/2012 -
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