We have discussed how some elderly residents in nursing homes aren't properly cared for. In some cases, that neglect or abuse might lead to broken bones. What some people might not realize is that the effects of a broken bone can go far beyond the physical effects. It is possible that post-traumatic stress disorder might follow a broken bone. Even when a broken bone isn't present, the resident might still suffer from PTSD simply because of the abuse he or she suffered.
What are some symptoms of PTSD?