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5 Mistakes A Therapist May Make When Treating Clients With PTSD

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PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is a mental health condition that may develop in individuals who have experienced or witnessed a very frightening or stressful event. A person with PTSD may have symptoms such as flashbacks of the traumatic event, severe mood swings, avoid people or places that are related to the event, angry outbursts, and self-destructive behavior. Treatment for PTSD aims to reduce these and other physical and emotional symptoms so that the affected individual can function better on a daily basis. Common treatments may include cognitive processing therapy, prolonged exposure therapy, neurological therapies, and medication. Continue reading

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6 Things You Need To Know About PTSD

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PTSD. It’s a scary-sounding acronym that people often associate with victims of war and violence. And while these horrific experiences can cause PTSD, they can also be triggered by any kind of trauma. What exactly is post-traumatic stress disorder? How does it work? And how do you know if you have it? Here are six things you should know about PTSD. Continue reading

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