Does someone suffer from PTSD?

There's a category for anxiety attacks, but for me PTSD functions differently. It may seem redundant, but as someone with PTSD, watching someone suffer from PTSD and exhibit symptoms can actually trigger my PTSD. I imagine some other people must feel similarly. Movies would fall into this category if a character talks about having Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or becomes triggered.
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Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
156
No
5
31
DAOLYR
There is a moment where a character had a trauma flashback and you can tell he is still very much affected by it. Not sure whether PTSD but I would say Yes
TV Show • 2016 Report
Yes
122
No
2
7
wallflowers
Hopper, a vet, suffers from PTSD. Will and Eleven also seem to suffer from it after their involvement with the upside-down. In S4, the main villain, Vecna, uses teenagers’ trauma to kill them and open gates— primarily seen with Max.
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
110
No
0
7
DebraR
A major plot point in this movie is dealing with psychological trauma.
Movie • 2019 Report
Yes
86
No
0
7
cardboardcheese
Character has several flashbacks and anxiety attacks over mentions of their deceased parents. Character also hallucinates their dead sister for a brief moment. Not sure if this counts, but be wary.
Movie • 1973 Report
Yes
60
No
0
18
Ice Pick Joe :(
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
52
No
0
6
Everyone does.
TV Show • 2019 Report
Yes
51
No
0
11
Hamarhemmo
Klaus fought in Vietnam and is clearly traumatized by this. In season 2 a paint mixer makes loud banging noises and he has a flashback. All of the main characters suffered traumatic childhoods and it's safe to assume that at least some of them have PTSD because of this.
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
47
No
11
7
LuckyFox
Never outright stated, but the child's trauma from the car accident is a major plot point.
Video Game Report
Yes
46
No
1
6
courtjester
LITERALLY ALL OF THEM. especially tommy though due to basically everything that ever happened to his character. you could also say ranboo has it too but most of the characters probably have PTSD just because of the things they’ve gone through in the plotline
TV Show • 2008 Report
Yes
45
No
0
7
jessep1nkman
Jesse develops PTSD symptoms throughout the series
TV Show • 2020 Report
Yes
45
No
1
11
AtarahDerekh
After escaping an abusive situation and nearly losing his life in the process, one teenage character suffers a triggering event when he sees an image of his abuser later on. This happens in S2E18: Labyrinth Runners. It's also implied that the main protagonist is starting to develop PTSD, or perhaps already has a form of it after losing her father suddenly at a young age.
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
42
No
12
10
Arguably, it is implied that Thor may suffer from PTSD after the trauma of losing all of his loved ones in previous movies. Valkyrie very explicitly has PTSD and Gorr discusses her trauma in great detail to trigger her as a form of emotional torture.
Movie • 2018 Report
Yes
40
No
3
4
mfms
Several dreams and events occur which suggest a character has PTSD from severe trauma, but the dreams and events are usually shown as having a supernatural cause rather than mental illness. An actor later reported he had PTSD from making the film.
TV Show • 2021 Report
Yes
40
No
0
9
TheCassandraComplex
Constantine has reoccurring nightmares about past traumatic events.
TV Show Report
Yes
39
No
2
4
cetacn
episode one: joel is shown to suffer from post traumatic stress disorder. at 50:00 and at 1:09:00, he experiences flashbacks. at 1:14:40, he experiences another flashback and subsequently beats an officer to death.
Movie Report
Yes
39
No
0
4
Flashbacks portrayed throughout entire movie.
4
lemongrabass
the entire premise of the show thus far seems to involve ptsd/trauma. similar to IT
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
38
No
4
11
mistersandman
Not explicitly stated, but seems to be likely as Blackbeard has a flashback and a panic attack upon seeing the fake Kraken in “The Art of Fuckery”.
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
37
No
7
0
Airborne
many people throughout the show do show sign of suffering of PTSD, but only 1 person is clinically diagnosed with ptsd (EP 3)
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
37
No
7
TV Show • 2022 Report
Yes
36
No
0
6
emilyrose555
One of the characters gets flashbacks after he is the victim of a hate crime/police brutality
Movie • 1996 Report
Yes
35
No
2
4
beehives
Sidney mentions the trauma she has from seeing her mother’s butchered body. This scene is not shown on screen and is only mentioned in conversation between two characters.
TV Show • 2014 Report
Yes
34
No
2
4
Gizmo..
People suffer from trauma flashbacks
TV Show Report
Yes
34
No
0
8
cherry
no clear diagnoses, but multiple characters are deeply affected by trauma, and may be seen as having ptsd/c-ptsd
Yes
34
No
4
6
soravanitas
A lot of the characters have lived through very traumatic experiences and it clearly affects them, but the actual disorder of PTSD is never mentioned.
Yes
33
No
4
2
SleepyMaya
In the last few episodes we see people living with trauma, having nightmares, etc. They never get any professional treatment for it so it might not be an official PTSD, but they are clearly very traumatized and it looks like they have it.
Movie • 2022 Report
Yes
33
No
2
3
JaysonBb
Charlie has past trauma from ben/bullying
TV Show • 2005 Report
Yes
31
No
1
1
macyy
sam and dean and multiple other characters suffer from ptsd quite a lot and receive flashbacks as well
Movie • 2021 Report
Yes
31
No
1
2
skillwithaquill24
Laurie, Allyson, and Corey all have lingering PTSD from various traumas.
Video Game • 2020 Report
Yes
30
No
0
4
Violet10
None of the characters in Omori have official diagnoses, but the main character and one of his friends have mental health issues that could easily be seen as PTSD.