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COMPLEX PTSD QUIZ – Childhood Trauma Recovery

COMPLEX PTSD QUIZ

Nine Strategies That Help To Increase Emotional Stabilty

Severe and protracted childhood trauma can lead to diagnoses later in life of complex PTSD and borderline personality disorder. there is a very large overlap between these two conditions and a major symptom of both can be extreme emotional over-reactivity (referred to by psychologists and psychiatrists as emotional lability). Both conditions are so serious that …

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Recovered Memories: False, Factual And Narrative

RECOVERED MEMORIES: FALSE, FACTUAL, AND NARRATIVE Recovered memories (i.e. memories that have been repressed due to their traumatic nature but later, often with the intervention of a therapist, breakthrough into conscious awareness (having previously been, in effect, largely buried in the unconscious. FALSE MEMORIES Unfortunately, ‘recovered memories can sometimes be false (this can happen, for …

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Cognitive Behavioral Hypnotherapy Audios For Relief Of Mental Pain

My Personal Experience Of Pain: The pain I experienced was not wholly physical or wholly mental but something in between. This is perhaps not surprising as both physical and mental pain are processed by the same brain regions, so emotional and physical pain are closely interrelated.  Maddeningly, such pain is extremely difficult to articulate. So, …

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Three Types Of Flashback: Visual, Somatic And Emotional

Sufferers of both posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex posttraumatic stress disorder (Complex PTSD) experience terrifying flashbacks. Such flashbacks can be split into three categories as follows: VISUAL FLASHBACKS SOMATIC FLASHBACKS EMOTIONAL FLASHBACKS Below, I briefly describe the form each of these three types of flashback take: VISUAL FLASHBACKS: As a result of a trigger (an …

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Signs An Adult Was Abused As A Child

Signs an adult was abused as a child include the following : 1) DISSOCIATION : Symptoms of dissociation can range from mild to severe: Mild symptoms of dissociation include ‘zoning out’ and feeling in a daze, whereas severe symptoms of dissociation may include amnesia, time loss and feeling out of control.  2) UNSTABLE RELATIONSHIPS WITH …

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Ego State Therapy (Parts Work) For Treatment Of Complex PTSD

  EGO STATE THERAPY is an approach to treating complex posttraumatic stress disorder (complex PTSD) and is sometimes referred to as ‘parts work.’ In particular, this therapy is designed to help treat symptoms of complex PTSD which come under the headings of : avoidance symptoms intrusive symptoms depressive symptoms Let’s briefly look at each of …

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