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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after ICU: a guide for patients & families

This link will take you to the website of Psychology Tools, a resource that was developed by highly qualified psychologists in 2008. The developers have put together a guide on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that can be given to patients, and those close to them. Their guide helps explain symptoms of PTSD (e.g. frightening or unreal memories, "flashbacks" and changes in mood, etc), how patients and family members might be feeling, aspects of Intensive Care that can contribute to PTSD, information about delirium (feeling confused), and the most effective psychological treatments. Their guide is free to download, and has been translated into many different languages.