Post-traumatic stress disorder research
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a set of mental health reactions that can develop in people who have experienced or witnessed a threatening event in their life or in the lives of people around them. The traumatic event can be a serious road accident, physical or sexual assault, war-related events or natural disasters. PTSD can develop immediately after the traumatic event or can develop weeks, months or even years later. PTSD is estimated to affect about 1 in every 3 people who have a traumatic experience. PTSD can be successfully treated and it depends on the severity of symptoms and how soon they occur after the traumatic event. The treatments include psychological treatments and antidepressant medication. Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders & Treatment is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that aims to publish the most complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and current developments in all areas pertaining to Traumatic stress. Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders & Treatment publishes results of research on Traumatic Stress, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, Psychological Trauma, Mental Disorders and their Treatments. The Journal uses Editorial Manager System to maintain quality review process. Editorial Manager is an online manuscript submission, review and tracking system. Review process is performed by the editorial board members of Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders & Treatment; the validation by at least two independent reviewers followed by the editorís approval is required for the acceptance of any citable manuscript for publication in the Journal.