Is PTSD inevitable after an amputation

Home » Solving Problems 3. Is PTSD Inevitable after an Amputation? Is PTSD is inevitable after an operation? The major symptoms of PTSD are reliving the traumatic event in vivid nightmares, unwanted memories, and flashbacks. Heart palpitations and panic attacks occur as the trauma is relived. Patients report feeling wound up, unable to concentrate or…

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resolving anger about your amputation

Home » Solving Problems 13. Resolving  Amputation Anger This is the picture of the leader of the Band “Amputee Anger” Here is a good example of resolving amputation anger. There is really a band calling themselves the “Angry Amputees” and have a Facebook page. Daly, their lead vocalist is actually an amputee. He had lost…

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How to Grow Old Gracefully with your Amputation. There-are-things-amputees -an-do-to-extend-their-lives

Home » Solving Problems 4. Growing Old Gracefully With Your Amputation   Things Amputees Can Do To Extend Their Lives   There are things amputees can do to extend their lives. This article will address how to grow old gracefully with your amputation. Ever notice you never hear anyone talk to you about amputations and…

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reducing amputee stress

Home » Solving Problems 18. Reducing Amputee Stress Stress is what you feel when you can’t get out of a negative situation. Reducing amputee stress is a major problem.  It becomes paradoxical when you give up trying. Like an employee returning to work while being unable to be tested for Coronavirus because they are not…

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Assessing Amputation Depression

Home » Solving Problems Assessing Amputation Depression Boy making drawing of his feet Assessing amputation depression is not hard. You are recovering from amputation and know something is dragging you down. Assessing amputation depression is the next step. In a recent study, twenty percent of all amputees suffer from depression. After waking up in the…

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Ending Amputee Helplessness

Home » Solving Problems Ending Amputee Helplessness Ending amputee helplessness sounds easy but you must understand what causes it and how to stop it in its tracts. Every amputee must face feelings of helplessness at some point in their recovery. For amputees who wake in the ER after a car wreck, it may be sooner.…

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Amputees develop skills that are helpful facing the pandemic

Home » Solving Problems 28. Amputees Skills Help Deal with a Pandemic Amputees skills help deal with a pandemic. The Coronavirus has left people in social isolation. They are housebound, and their movement is restricted. People are panicking because their lives are out of their control. They can no longer go to work and don’t have…

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