Stress Disorder

Psychiatric Condition

Stress Disorder

Are you haunted by distressing memories or feeling on edge? Do you experience:

If you’re struggling with these symptoms and find them interfering with your daily life, know that support and help are available.

Stress Disorder

What is Stress Disorder?

Experiencing a stress disorder, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), can feel overwhelming and isolating. It’s a mental health condition that arises after enduring a traumatic event, impacting your mind and body in profound ways.

Symptoms like intrusive memories, flashbacks, and changes in mood can make everyday life challenging. However, know that you’re not alone in this struggle, and reaching out for support is a brave and important step towards healing.

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Symptoms of Stress Disorder

Stress disorders can manifest in various ways, affecting both your mind and body. Here are some common symptoms:

  • Intrusive memories or flashbacks of the traumatic event
  • Avoidance of triggers that remind you of the trauma
  • Changes in mood, such as feeling irritable, angry, or emotionally numb
  • Negative changes in thinking patterns, including distorted beliefs about yourself or the world
  • Hyperarousal symptoms, like difficulty sleeping, being easily startled, or having a heightened sense of vigilance
  • Feelings of guilt, shame, or self-blame related to the traumatic event
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Causes of Stress Disorder

Exposure to Traumatic Events

Events like natural disasters, accidents, or violence can trigger PTSD.

Chronic Stressors

Work pressures or relationship conflicts makes one susceptible to PTSD development.

Poor mental health

Individuals with pre-existing mental health issues may be more vulnerable to developing stress disorders.

Anxious or perfectionistic personality traits

Certain personality traits, such as high levels of anxiety or perfectionism can contribute to susceptibility.

Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness can create ongoing stress, which may put you at risk of developing stress disorders.

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Do You Need To Get Help For PTSD?

If you’re finding it difficult to cope with the persistent and intense symptoms of PTSD, reaching out for support is a brave step towards healing. If you notice any changes in mood or behaviour, withdrawal from social activities, or thoughts of self-harm in yourself or a loved one, consider seeking help early.

Untreated PTSD can lead to a range of physical and mental health complications, including cardiovascular problems, weakened immune system, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and strained relationships. 

Remember, seeking support is not a sign of weakness but a courageous act of self-care that can lead to a brighter future.

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Stress Disorder Treatment Options with Dr SH Wong

Our goal is to alleviate symptoms and improve your quality of life, allowing you to experience significant improvement and lead a fulfilling life with the right combination of therapies and support.

Medication

Prescribed medication can offer relief from distressing symptoms and help you manage your anxiety, sleep disturbances and depression more effectively.

Medication

We'll work closely with you to find the right combination of medications to help ease the weight of your emotions and restore balance to your well-being.

Therapy

We provide a safe space for you to explore your thoughts and emotions, equipping you with coping strategies and support to navigate life's challenges.

Therapy

We offer a nurturing environment where you can freely express your thoughts and emotions, equipping you with coping strategies and support to navigate life's challenges.
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Your Guided Journey with Dr SH Wong

  • Make an Appointment

    Our staff will assist you with making your first appointment with Dr Wong.

  • First Session

    We'll guide you through medical tests and take the time to understand your medical and personal history during a relaxed discussion with Dr Wong.

  • Follow-up Sessions

    We'll focus on understanding your lifestyle factors, engaging in therapeutic conversations, and discussing any necessary medication to support your journey.

Sleep Specialist & Psychiatrist

Dr SH Wong: Psychiatrist for Stress Disorder Treatment in Singapore

Dr. Wong Sheau Hwa brings over two decades of experience as a compassionate Senior Consultant Psychiatrist. Recognised for his empathetic approach, he has dedicated himself to providing comprehensive psychiatric care to his patients. Dr. Wong’s commitment to patient well-being is evident in his unwavering dedication to understanding and addressing their unique needs, empowering them to lead fulfilling lives.

FAQs

Questions You May Have

PTSD is a complex and challenging condition, and while it may not completely go away, with the right treatment and support, individuals can learn to manage their symptoms effectively and lead fulfilling lives.

Finding ways to ground yourself in the present moment, such as deep breathing exercises or mindfulness techniques, can help alleviate some of the distress. It's also important to reach out for support from loved ones or mental health professionals who can offer guidance and understanding during difficult times.

Supporting someone with PTSD can be challenging, but your compassion and understanding can make a significant difference. Listen to them without judgment, validate their feelings, and encourage them to seek professional help if needed.

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For enquiries on the conditions we treat and our services offered, feel free to reach out to us. Our team is here to provide the support and guidance you need on your journey.