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How to Cope With a Traumatic Experience

how to manage PTSD

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