Worker’s Compensation for PTSD 


The American Psychological Association recognized Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a unique psychological condition in 1980, and characterized the condition as a series of symptoms brought on by a traumatic event.   Originally applied to veterans returning from combat, PTSD has since been recognized as a condition that can result from witnessing or experiencing any unusual traumatic event.  Common Symptoms of PTSD  Intrusive recollection or “flashbacks” - PTSD sufferers often experience flashbacks of the traumatic event, evoking panic, anxiety, grief, and depression. Flashbacks may be triggered by sights, sounds, smells.   Avoidance - Sufferers may avoid anything that might remind them of the traumatic event, sometimes to the extent that [...]