Absolutely. It probably feels hopeless at times but PTSD will come in waves so make the most of the good days and try not to feel bad when you have bad days. If it was a physical injury we would all be much kinder to ourselves. The Body Keeps The Score is quite a good book. Get a good trauma counsellor to help you cope with the symptoms until they lessen. It’s a slow process but concentration returns. The mind opens. Emotions stabilise. I’m a different person to the traumatised victim I was even a couple years ago. Some triggers remain but you learn to deal with them and their impact lessens.
When we have grown and built resiliance, have learnt how to respond better to self, our thoughts and emotions, the trauma even feels like a gift believe it or not, as it teaches us so much about self, others and the world; how to be intouch with the authentic self and this is golden.
Have to say KIP’s given you a fine book rec. there – one of the best. Keep going, there is an end and new beginnings for sure x*x