Mental Health Conditions

PTSD can persist for years in kids, but parents may not see it

December 02, 2016 | Emily Taylor

A recent research published last month in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry on PTSD in parents and children evaluated post-trauma stress of parents and their children following a car accident requiring a hospital visit. Researchers found that for a percentage of children, PTSD symptoms persisted and when parents were also suffering from PTSD symptoms they were less likely to be aware of their childrens’ ongoing concerns.

Read about the research on PTSD in famillies»