The Effects Of Trauma In A Nursing Home

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According, to the research, many refuges suffer from PTSD and other mental disorders. Because of the lack of knowledge surrounding the older population and PTSD, symptoms of trauma may be misdiagnosed as other medical problems. This is an issue because it effects the treatment and wellbeing of the person. A common triggering symptom for both PTSD and getting older is the feeling that you lost control. Being placed in a nursing home will make that feeling worse because the person could be losing their freedom, house, social life, and many other things. It is especially dangerous that nursing homes are lacking in treatment for PTSD because the older population is more prone to depression, and suicide ideations. Without proper treatment and

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