Tag Archives: traumatic stress

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms, Causes, develop and Effects

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop after a very stressful, frightening or distressing event, or after a prolonged traumatic experience. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is brought on by witnessing a terrifying, usually life-threatening, event. Severe anxiety, flashbacks, uncontrollable thoughts and nightmares are common symptoms of the illness. These symptoms can worsen and last for years,… Read More »

Can PTSD cause sufferers to break from reality? What is a dissociative state?

In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg helps trauma survivors understand the term dissociation. Dissociation can be thought of as a defense against panic and terror. Instead of having acute awareness of the surrounding danger, instead of having accurate recollection of a devastating event, one has a hypnotic reverie, like being drugged. Source: Youtube

Traumatic Stress: Resiliency and Healing with Yoga

Get the course here: This comprehensive program is especially designed for yoga teachers and those currently serving or interested in serving populations dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and trauma. Source: Youtube

The Differences and Similarities between PTSD & Complex PTSD

What is Complex PTSD? Let’s talk about it! Now Complex PTSD isn’t technically “diagnosed” but I think that it is helpful to distinguish and better understand. We will discuss what PTSD is, how Complex PTSD is similar and different, and talk through some ways to we can start the healing journey. Side note, I am… Read More »

Trauma Treatment – Part 2: Traumatic Stress – Physiology, Neuroscience & Disorders

In part two of Trauma Treatment: Psychotherapy for the 21st Century, learn from the world’s leading trauma clinicians and researchers a coherent, comprehensive theoretical basis for understanding the physiology and neuroscience that underlie trauma. Source: Youtube

Dr. Philip Miller discusses post-traumatic stress disorder and lobotomy

Dr. Philip Miller discusses the history of treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. Miller offered these comments during an interview for Carolina Journal Radio (CarolinaJournalRadio.com) Program No. 614. Video courtesy of CarolinaJournal.tv. Source: Youtube

Understanding PTSD Symptoms (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

Understanding post traumatic stress disorder symptoms and what it feels like. For those who suffer from PTSD, it is not just one symptom they have to deal with. It is a very complex and challenging disorder that takes over a persons life so that they feel estranged and disconnected from life and from those around… Read More »

PTSD is NOT just for Veterans | Facts not Commonly Known About Post Traumatic Stress: ALifeLearned

PTSD is NOT just for Veterans! There are several groups of people that have higher statistical rates of PTSD then those involved with the military . This video isnt intended to belittle veterans mental health issues in any way, but rather, to bring more awareness to what a BIG problem PTSD is in society, and… Read More »

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) | WGBY Veterans Coming Home

About 11% to 20% of veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars suffer from PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder. That’s according to the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Scott Cornelius, clinical psychologist with VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System discusses this struggle many veterans face and Bryan Doe director of the Springfield Vet Center… Read More »

Overcoming Trauma & Abuse | Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Overcoming trauma and abuse can be challenging since it’s not only difficult to discuss, but also difficult to let go of. But, it is possible if you put your mind to it and focus on your goals and are persistent. By eliminating existing abuse, facing the memories and letting go of them, creating distractions to… Read More »