Post traumatic stress disorder can occur after a shocking or dangerous event directly impacts you. During this kind of event, you think yours’, or someone else’s life is in danger. About eight percent of the population will have p-t-s-d at some point in their lives. Around eight million adults have p-t-s-d during any given year. As Melanie Lawson shows us, with the covid pandemic, some mental health experts are worried these numbers could increase dramatically.