A recent study reveals that residents of Fort McMurray are still coping with the psychological effects of the wildfires that destroyed much of their community.
PTSD is not something that only adults experience. Children who often witness horrific events need to be treated for their psychological trauma well into their adult years.
When the train derailment in Lac-Megantic burned the city to the ground and killed dozens of people, survivors began to experience untold psychological trauma, and a recent study reveals that many are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
People who have lived through hurricanes don't only have to worry about what they lost in the storm-- they also have to deal with the mental anguish of all that they lived through.