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Hartman’s 12 Stages Of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

I have written extensively on this site about how severe and chronic or repetitive traumatic childhood experiences can lead to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adulthood. Many psychologists now refer to this condition as complex post-traumatic stress disorder (complex PTSD), although it is yet to appear in the (controversial) Diagnostic and Statistical …

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Factors that Influence the Severity of Effects of Child Abuse

    The degree to which a person who suffers abuse during childhood is damaged by the experience will depend upon a number of different factors. Those who research such factors have split them into two groups : 1) RISK FACTORS – these are factors connected to the abuse that are likely to increase the emotional …

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Effects of Childhood Trauma On The Development Of Violent and Anti-Social Behaviour.

    TONY SOPRANO: And to think I’m the cause of it. DR. MALFI: How are you the cause of it? TONY SOPRANO: It’s in his blood, this miserable fucking existence. My rotten fucking putrid genes have infected my kid’s soul. That’s my gift to my son. ***** Studies have shown that male children who …

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Psychotherapeutic Interventions That Research Suggests Are Helpful For Individuals Suffering with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

  A quick search of the internet reveals a very large range of therapies on offer which purports to treat BPD effectively. Indeed, the sheer range of putative treatments can seem confusing and overwhelming. It is for this reason that I concentrate on just six treatments that research suggests are the most beneficial. Let’s look …

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Challenging Our Negative Thoughts.

  Challenging Negative Thoughts : This article examines how we can use cognitive behavioral therapy to challenge our negative thoughts. When we have negative thoughts, it is important to ask ourselves: ‘What is the evidence to support this negative thought/belief?’ OFTEN, WILL WILL FIND THERE IS VERY LITTLE OR AT LEAST NOT THE COMPELLING EVIDENCE …

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Stop Blaming Yourself! Childhood Trauma: An Analysis of Blame.

  When we are children, if someone treats us badly, we attempt to understand why. But in trying to understand, the child’s logic is very often flawed, and s/he falsely deduce s/he is to blame for it. The child’s flawed logic may flow similarly to this: ‘Someone is hurting me…punishment only happens to bad children…that …

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