Divorce & PTSD

Aug 8, 2012 by

Getting divorced can be one of the toughest life-changing events anyone can experience. Everyone knows it can be emotionally and financially problematic, but fewer recognize that divorce can make existing health problems flare up, and it can also cause new health problems too. The toll it takes on your health can be immediate, and starts as soon as the divorce begins. However, one of the single most serious health problems that can afflict people getting a divorce is depression. No one is going...

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Divorce Stress & PTSD

Aug 8, 2012 by

In a sad commentary on the state of divorce and the stress it causes in our society, a depressed Texas man and his wife were finalizing their divorce last week when he pulled out a gun and threatened to shoot himself or his wife. He said was angry over his divorce and barricaded himself for several hours in a downtown lawyer’s office before eventually surrendering to police who took him to a hospital pending a psychological evaluation. The experience of going through a divorce is...

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