Dr. Jamie Howard writes about PTSD in children. Explaining, it’s normal for kids to experience some emotional and behavioral problems in the early aftermath of a trauma. It’s only after about four weeks have passed that these problems qualify as “disordered.” The reason for this is that most people, including kids, will naturally recover from experiencing trauma. PTSD is considered a “disorder of recovery” because it’s only problematic if symptoms persist.
What to Do About PTSD in Children
December 16, 2019