Do I have to be on medication [for posttraumatic stress disorder] for the rest of my life?



The reality of medication treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is that many patients will have to take them indefinitely. Matthew Friedman, a psychiatrist and executive director of the VA National Center for PTSD, notes that psychotherapy—or “talk therapy”—is a treatment that can provide relief in a few months or less. Learn more about the treatment of PTSD at http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/gen-treatment.asp

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