Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can occur after a veteran has been through a traumatic event while serving in the military. Below is a list of some of the traumatic events that veterans can experience but this list is by no means all inclusive:
During these types of traumatic events listed above, you may think that you are going to die or that your life or others' lives are in danger. You may feel afraid or feel that you have no control over what is happening. After the event, you may feel scared, confused and angry. If these feelings don't go away or they get worse, you may have PTSD.
SOME symptoms of PTSD are:
The list of symptoms above are by no means all inclusive. If you have some of these symptoms and think you might have PTSD, talk to a mental health professional right away!
Because of the complexity of these types of claims, it is highly suggested that you contact Tarrant County Veteran Services to receive assistance in filing a well-developed PTSD claim as there are many factors associated with this type of claim.
Most of the time, PTSD is often not diagnosed in service and will not be shown specifically in the veteran's military medical records. However, this does not automatically thwart any chances of successfully receiving an approval of the veteran's claim for PTSD from the VA.
In order to better the chances of having your claim approved, expert
research and development must be done to make that happen. This is
where the Tarrant County Veteran Service office comes in. We have
trained counselors on staff that can assist you with this process.
Contact us at
This list is not all inclusive
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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