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PTSD: What to do

In this film, Gill tells us what to do if someone has PTSD. She stresses that it is normal to be upset after an event, and that we need time to process what has happened. PTSD happens when this…

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How to recognise PTSD

The warning signs that someone may be suffering from PTSD are presented in this film. These include changes in behaviour, such as the person becoming irritable, jumpy or being unable to sleep. They…

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Who gets PTSD?

This film looks at who can get PTSD. The answer to this question is anybody who has been in a situation where they were exposed to threat or danger and where they thought they might die. Most people…

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What is PTSD?

In this film, Gill describes the various reactions that can lead to PTSD. PTSD is where a person re-lives the traumatic experience, causing bad memories to come flooding back. One of the reactions…

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Lynne's advice

In this short film, Lynne shares her advice for those who might find themselves going through the same experience. She regrets not asking more questions at the time, to help her understand why her…

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After Lynne's father died

Lynne finds it difficult to express in words what it felt like when her father died. The family gathered at the flat and Lynne got a lot of support from her husband. She describes this time as being…

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Lynne's story

In this film, Lynne talks about what happened when her father had an OHCA and died. He had recently been in hospital and had undergone some tests on his heart but Lynne did not know what these were…

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Keith's advice

Since his OHCA Keith’s motto has become ‘live life to the full without going to any excess’. He now recognises the importance of listening to his body and realises there are…

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Keith: From hospital to home

In this film, Keith and Katie reflect on what it was like when Keith came home from hospital. Keith felt very safe in hospital and worried about having another OHCA once home. He did suffer from…

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Keith's time in hospital

Keith and Katie discuss the period when Keith was in hospital. Keith spent several days in an intensive care unit, followed by time in a high dependency unit and a cardiac ward before being…

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Keith and Katie's story

In this film, Keith and Katie talk about what happened when Keith has his OHCA. Keith had spent a normal day, spending time with his elderly father, before collapsing at home. He has no memory of…

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The impact on Andrew

In this film, Andrew tells us about the impact that his father’s death had on his own health. He became very anxious, particularly when in bed at night, as that is when his father had his OHCA.…

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Andrew's sources of support

Andrew talks about the lack of formal support and advice the family received following his father’s death. He feels it would have been helpful to have been told about the different options that…

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Andrew's father dies

Andrew reflects on what it was like when his father died. Due to his serious condition, Andrew’s father was put on a life support machine in the intensive care unit. His condition did not…

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Andrew's story

In this film, Andrew recounts what happened when his father had his OHCA. His father became unwell at night, while in his bed. Initially, Andrew’s mum thought he was having problems because of…

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Eilidh and Harry's advice

Both Harry and Eilidh emphasise the importance of talking to people about what happened and not bottling up their feelings. They also stress the importance of not being scared of the person who had…

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