Common signs and symptoms of PTSD include recurring memories or flashback of event that sometimes brings guilt and shame, feeling on edge with sleeplessness and loss of interest, feeling numb, stress and anxiety that brings on anger and rage, which creates irritability.
Different people react differently, however, re-experiencing the traumatic event and increasing anxiety and frustrations, anger and rage are very common symptoms of PTSD. These symptoms might not surface for many months and may also come and go. If these problems continue and don’t go away – you may have PTSD.
Symptoms of negative changes in thinking and mood may include:
Negative feelings about yourself or other people
Symptoms of changes in emotional reactions (also called arousal symptoms) may include: