This brochure on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for refugees and immigrants helps people self-identify possible signs of PTSD by asking the questions like:
Did you come from a country affected by war, political conflict or disaster?
Do you have sleep problems nightmares unwanted memories forgetfulness relationship problems?
Do you feel worried restless guilty sad tired less pleasure angry fearful?
For those who answer “yes” to these questions, the brochure suggests the person may have PTSD and goes on to answer questions like:
What is PTSD?
Do people of different cultures and ages have the same PTSD symptoms?
Why do bad memories keep coming back?
Why do I always feel that something bad is going to happen?
Could my health problems be related to PTSD?
What are signs of PTSD?
What help is available and where can I find it?