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Can death of a loved one cause PTSD?

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Yes, death of a loved one can cause PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder). You are especially at risk for PTSD with a sudden, unexpected death of a loved one (Carandang, 2014).


“Chapter 6 – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.” Anxiety Protocol. Carandang C. 2014. Healthy Mind Research Corporation.

answered Nov 29, 2015 by drcarlo (295,840 points)