Tag Archives: ptsd

Understanding and Treating Chronic Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Psychological disorders following exposure to trauma include personal suffering, decreased productivity, occupational and social dysfunction, medical disorders and demands on health services. In this talk, Drs. Zoellner and Bryant review current research associated with the persistence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and the variety of viable options that exist for treatment. Speakers also explore treatment options… Read More »

COMPLEX PTSD – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Order my book today! ARE U OK? Today’s video is about Complex PTSD. What is it and what do we do if we have it? Now complex PTSD isn’t something that is in the DSM. The Veteran’s Administration and the center for PTSD lobbied to get this diagnosis put into the DMS 5 but the… Read More »

Female Military Veterans: Certain PTSD Symptoms Related to Some Female Health Issues

These are some of the symptoms that those of us who deal with post traumatic stress disorder and military sexual trauma daily, tend to overlook, at times. These female related health issues could develop due to certain PTSD symptoms. Source: Youtube

Drowning in Empathy: The Cost of Vicarious Trauma | Amy Cunningham | TEDxSanAntonio

Caregivers and emergency responders are empathetic individuals who risk suffering from Compassion Fatigue, a form of PTSD that is treatable using the steps described in Amy’s presentation. Amy Cunningham has spent twelve years working with non-profits and mental health organizations, focused on assisting adolescents in overcoming trauma and redefining their lives. In 2011, she developed… Read More »