PTSD and Low Self Esteem: Any Connection?

People who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often struggle with low self-esteem. Negative thought patterns and a poor self-image makes it difficult to maintain relationships and leads to depression and feelings of worthlessness. PTSD inpatient treatment centers work with individuals suffering from these symptoms as the result of trauma. However, as effective as treatment is, self-monitoring is also very …