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What Is The Difference Between Repression And Dissociation?

the difference between repression and dissociation
I have frequently referred to the concepts of DISSOCIATION and REPRESSION on this site as, of course, both are highly relevant to the subject of childhood trauma. But what is the difference between the two? REPRESSION : In terms of… Read more

When Parents Threaten Their Child With Violence

I have written elsewhere about how my mother was prone to unpredictable, unprovoked outbursts of extreme hostility when I was very young but it is only now I feel I want to be a little more specific – something has… Read more

More on How Trauma and Stress can Affect the Child’s Developing Brain.

Our brains developed over millions of years of evolution. Different parts of the modern human brain evolved at different periods of this enormous time span. The most primitive part of the modern brain, which evolved first, is known, rather unflatteringly,… Read more

Complex PTSD

  Complex PTSD: There has been some controversy regarding the difference between post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex PTSD amongst researchers. During the early 1990s, the psychologist Judith Herman noted that individuals who had suffered severe, long-lasting, interpersonal trauma,… Read more
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