Post-trauma mental health problems cannot be ignored | Zeng | Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences
 

Post-trauma mental health problems cannot be ignored

Guojun Zeng, Huifang Feng, Jichun ZHAO, Jiayin Yang, Zhihui Zhong, Yanli Luo, Peixian Chen

Abstract


A decade has passed since the terrorist attack of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Tragedies such as that caused either by human or the Mother Nature result in damages not only to our physical health, but also our mental health. Although mental problems is generally not as tangible as physical ones, they do put a threat to our society especially in forms of long-term disorders such as post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSD), depression and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and should not be ignored.

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