Category Archives: Trauma

A Stage Model of How our Mind and Body Respond to Traumatic Stress

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How do people typically respond to traumatic stress? What is  the best way to support someone in a traumatic crisis? Johan Cullberg, a Swedish professor in psychiatry, may have some of the answers.

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How the Brain Responds to Traumatic Events that Later Become Flashbacks

How the brain responds to a traumatic event predicts whether that event becomes a flashback.

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A Brief Overview of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychological disorder that might occur after someone has witnessed or experienced a traumatic event. Only a small number of people who have experienced a traumatic experience actually develops PTSD. Most people will have experienced at least one traumatic event by the age of 45. Continue reading