Tag Archives: Ptsd

Complex PTSD And ‘A Sense Of A Foreshortened Future.’

 

Those suffering from Complex PTSD may live their lives as if there is, literally, no tomorrow. This might include spending all of their money as soon as they get it or entering into destructive relationships. Also, individuals may be Read the rest

Hypervigilance And Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Complex PTSD).

If we have grown up in a chronically stressful and traumatic environment in which we often experienced anxiety, trepidation, stress and fear we are at high risk of developing a fundamental, core belief (on a conscious and/or unconscious level) that Read the rest

PTSD Nightmares : Content, Symbols, Information Processing Theory And Paradoxical Intention

 

 

A major symptom of Complex PTSD / PTSD is nightmares. I myself have suffered from these and they have led to frequent waking during the night, sheets and pillowcases damp with sweat, thrashing around in my sleep to Read the rest

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Questionnaire

As we have seen in several of the previously published articles on this website, severe childhood trauma can lead to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If you are concerned you might suffer from the condition, it is important Read the rest

Trauma: How Cognitive Processing Therapy Can Help.

 

It is always important to treat post-traumatic stress and this is particularly the case in relation to childhood trauma. This is because it is during childhood that we form our core beliefs about ourselves, others and the world in Read the rest

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 Read the rest

Research on Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as a Treatment for Trauma.

 

What Is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation? :

Transcranial magnetic stimulation is normally abbreviated to TMS. Essentially, this treatment works by delivering short pulses of magnetic energy (which are generated by a handheld device that contains an electromagnetic coil) to specific Read the rest

Coping Mechanisms for Survivors of Childhood Trauma

 

How Do Survivors Of Child Abuse Cope?

There are two main types of coping mechanisms:

1) Those which are helpful in the short-term, but unhealthy in the long-term.

2) Those which are useful in the long-term (but can take more Read the rest

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