Tag Archives: abuse

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Victims and Survivors of Abuse

Everything You Need to Know about Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Abuse – click on this link: Contrary to popular misconceptions, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Acute Stress Disorder (or Reaction) are not typical responses to prolonged abuse. They are the outcomes of sudden exposure to severe or extreme stressors (stressful events). Yet, some victims whose life… Read More »

PTSD after Narcissistic Abuse

Most people who experience narcissistic abuse have difficulty getting anybody to understand what they are going through. People understand physical abuse. They understand verbal abuse. They understand very controlling behavior, but they don’t understand the subtle, crazy making, type of slow destruction that results in complex post traumatic stress disorder. In this episode of Pandora’s… Read More »

How is attachment related to trauma?

In past videos I have talked about attachment styles, and reactive attachment disorder, and you can click the links in the description to learn more about those topics! But today we are talking specifically about trauma and how (or why) it’s linked to attachment issues. All attachment disorders fall under the DSM umbrella called “Trauma… Read More »