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The Signs A Loved One May Have PTSD [& How to Spot Them]

Register for our FREE live event with Dr. Christina on PTSD/Trauma in Relationships: PTSD affects more than just veterans – in fact, nearly 70 percent of people have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. It can also lead to other mental health disorders like depression and anxiety. There is hope for recovery… Read More »

Can a Romantic Breakup Cause PTSD? | Why Mental Disorder Definitions Matter

This video answers the question: Can someone develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from a romantic breakup? When we look at posttraumatic stress disorder, we see that in the qualifying trauma section there are four types of traumatic experiences listed: directly experiencing a traumatic event, witnessing a traumatic event in person occurring to others, learning about… Read More »

What is the Difference Between Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?

This video discusses the differences between Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Both disorders require a qualifying stressor (trauma) according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM). This traumatic event must be directly experienced, witnessed, occur to a close friend or family member, or involve repeated exposure to aversive details of a… Read More »