Your Guide to Understanding PTSD
(Content Warning: Detailed description of PTSD symptoms)
There are still many common misconceptions about PTSD – and they're seriously hurting people who are already suffering after a traumatic event.
So here's a comic that makes the facts clear. Find out exactly what PTSD is and how it shows up in people's daily lives, so you can avoid falling for the hurtful misconceptions.
This will show you how to support people with PTSD, and why it makes such a big difference to do so.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 5 Warning Signs You May Be Suffering from PTSD
- Not Sure What People Mean By 'Triggering?' This Article Is Your One-Stop 101
Christine Deneweth is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism. A queer cartoonist and artist, Christine lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She is a cartoonist for Eastern Michigan University's newspaper the Eastern Echo. She writes children's books about mental disability and has a comic strip that has been published for five years. Comics can be found on her Facebook page, and art can be found on her Instagram @crassaster. Check out her work here!