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PTSD Resilience

Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress. Resilience factors can help reduce the risk of the developing PTSD and can include:

  • Seeking support from other people, such as friends and family
  • Finding a support group after a traumatic event
  • Learning to feel good about one’s own actions in the face of danger
  • Having a positive coping strategy or a way of getting through the bad event and learning from it
  • Being able to act and respond effectively despite feeling fear

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