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Get the Help You Need: 7 Treatments For PTSD

PTSD

Suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is no laughing matter. The effects of this disorder can be brought on by any number of circumstances. The stress of combat is one of the chief causes. There are a number of treatments that have been proposed to deal with it. Here are the 7 most common of them. 1. Exposure Therapy …

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10 Mind-Blowing Tips for Maintaining Good Mental Health

For living a happy life, you need to maintain overall wellness. It includes physical, social, behavioral, and mental health. When you suffer any difficulties relating to any of the aspects mentioned, you may feel discomfort. Like physical illness, mental disorders can affect your day-to-day life. It makes it difficult for you to live in peace.   Why is mental health …

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4 Ways Trauma Affects Your Body and Mind

Millions of U.S. citizens experience life-altering trauma each day, but most begin to heal within a few months. However, post-traumatic stress disorder is a condition impacting people who have been involved in or witnessed a traumatic event and continue to have symptoms for a long time. According to the Veterans Administration, 7-8% of the U.S. population will suffer from PTSD …

How Trauma Can Impact Our Lives

Trauma is a significant symptom that can affect anyone. It can come up in conversations often, and you might think it’s only reserved for the most extreme situations, but trauma can afflict anyone.   In this post, we’ll go over what trauma is, some examples of trauma, and provide some helpful advice on coping with traumatic events.   What is …

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Common Reactions to Trauma

If you experience trauma when you’re a child, your nervous system takes a ‘hit’ and your physical body changes – like an imprint or scar on your nervous system that never disappears, even into adulthood. This is why you sometimes can’t think your way out of a highly stressful and emotional experience. When something triggers your earlier experiences as an …

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Tips for Coping With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

If you’ve been through a traumatic experience, a normal side-effect of this is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).    PTSD is often associated with war veterans, which is a common occurrence, but it can affect anyone who experiences something awful. An excellent illustration of this is the fact that more than 39% of car accident victims develop PTSD.    Being in an accident can …

Covid-19 and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? (PTSD) PTSD describes a collection of symptoms that some people have after their life was in danger, or where there was the possibility of suffering serious injury. You might also feel this way when you witness these kinds of things happening to a loved one – such as watching a loved one in intensive …

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Signs and symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

First of all, what exactly is post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? PTSD usually occurs after a traumatic event. This traumatic event isn’t fully processed at the time and then later on, intense psychological distress can occur at cues that trigger memories of the original trauma. Typical traumatic events include witnessing something incredibly disturbing, (many soldiers suffer from PTSD after witnessing …

The effects of childhood abuse

The effects of childhood abuse The effects  of childhood abuse can last forever. It can influence your thinking, emotional state and the way you relate to others way into adulthood.  Child abuse takes a wide variety of forms. The most common forms of childhood abuse are: sexual abuse neglect emotional/verbal abuse physical abuse parental substance abuse and/or mental illness children …