Category Archives: Trauma

  • Options for Trauma and PTSD

    Posted on August 3, 2014 by in PTSD, Trauma

    Having read the previous 3 blogs you may be wondering what to do for yourself or someone you care about that is exhibiting the three categories of PTSD. #1 – Pat yourself on the back because, if you are still here, that means you are a survivor.  You can move from realizing you were a […]

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  • Possible Results of Traumatic Events

    Posted on July 27, 2014 by in PTSD, Trauma

    The first of three categories of PTSD is “intrusive recollections”.  These unwelcomed visitors of the mind are triggered by something that occurs that reminds them of an aspect of the trauma previously involving any of the 5 senses.  Their current senses can connect to the traumatic past.  These recollections come in the form of nightmares, […]

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  • PTSD Light – What Is Traumatic?

    Posted on July 20, 2014 by in PTSD, Trauma

    The one commonality between war, terrorist attacks, natural disasters or personal assaults on individuals is the traumatic incident.  The event must be outside the range of normal human experience. It must be perceived as a real threat to one’s life or limb for it to be considered traumatic.  Someone reading this may have been in […]

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  • Taking the Mystery Out of PTSD

    Posted on July 13, 2014 by in PTSD, Trauma

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is dramatic in nature because it starts with the association of an intense negative emotion and a traumatic event or events such as the type of things that are reported about on the news. PTSD is the acronym for Post (meaning “after”), Traumatic Stress (meaning “results of a traumatic event”) and […]

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