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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


How to Cope With a Traumatic Experience

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Trauma is an emotional response to an event that is deeply distressing and disturbing. A person who is traumatized often feels shocked and helpless immediately after the event and may have difficulty processing what just happened. Trauma can also have negative long term effects on an individual’s well-being. When people experience trauma they may become “stuck” in the past and find it difficult to disassociate themselves from the event long after it happened.   Continue reading