I have written extensively on this site about how severe and chronic childhood trauma can lead to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adulthood (see the PTSD section on the main menu). This is also sometimes referred to as complex post-traumatic stress syndrome (CPTSD). In order to understand the theoretical difference between PTSD and CPTSD, click here.
In connection with PTSD, the writer and researcher, Hartman, has proposed a model of how the terrible mental illness can progress over time, involving the afflicted individual going through 12 painful steps.
The 12 Steps Of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD):
Activating events / Triggers
The NHS provides excellent information about treatment options for PTSD and this can be found by clicking here.
Information For Therapists:
A downloadable course that trains practitioners to treat PTSD (using the Rewind Technique) can be found by clicking here.
Above eBook now available for instant download from Amazon – click here for further details.
David Hosier BSc Hons; MSc; PGDE(FAHE).
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