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Posttraumatic Growth : An Existential Perspective

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We have seen from other articles that I have published in the ‘Postraumatic Growth’ section (see MAIN MENU at the top of this page) of this site that it is not only possible to recover from the adverse effects of… Read more

Posttraumatic Growth : The Importance Of Relationships And Social Support

INTRODUCTION : Human beings are naturally social animals and it is a basic and fundamental instinct for us to try to bond, connect and form attachments with others; the benefits we may gain from such relationships to others when we… Read more

Posttraumatic Growth – Techniques to Help Keep Remaining Symptoms of Trauma Under Control

I have stated before that just because we have entered the phase of posttraumatic growth, this does not mean symptoms of trauma have been completely eradicated. Therefore, in order to be able to maximize the potential of our posttraumatic growth,… Read more

Posttraumatic Growth – Reconstructing The Life Story We Tell Ourselves

We make sense of our lives by telling ourselves a story about it – however, this does not mean the story we tell ourselves reflects reality, not least because how we act and behave are often motivated by unconscious processes… Read more

The Main Elements Of Posttraumatic Growth

Many people, after suffering a terrible trauma, find that, once they have got through it and started to recover from its damaging psychological effects, they eventually reach a stage whereby they are able to use their adverse experiences to develop… Read more

How Posttraumatic Growth Relates to Coping Strategies

It is possible, once the worst of the distress caused by trauma is over, to enter a period of posttraumatic growth (click here to read my article on this) in which the experience of our trauma can be used to… Read more
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