How does PTSD affect the brain?



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How does PTSD affect the brain?
Brain areas implicated in the stress response include the amygdala, hippocampus, and prefrontal cortex. Traumatic stress can be associated with lasting changes in these brain areas. … In addition, patients with PTSD show increased cortisol and norepinephrine responses to stress.

Reference:
Traumatic stress: effects on the brain – NCBI
Jun 9, 2019

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