Complex PTSD - the exposure to the traumatic experience is often chronic, always persistent & thoroughly debilitating. A hallmark C-PTSD feature involves a traumatic predicament or setting in which there is no escape such as torture, experience as a hostage, or ritualized child abuse. Other features that impact Complex PTSD are the age at which the trauma occurs, the duration, the lack of support from others, & the relationship between the victim and the agent who is responsible for the…
PTSD -Long after the trauma is over, it leaves behind a host of symptoms once designed to help us survive. When we are presented with a perceived thread the "Thinking Brain" shuts down so we react instinctively. The "Emotional Brain" reacts with alarm, fear and instinctive survival responses. Humans 'remember' dangerous events with our bodies and emotions because it helps us to respond faster the next time we are in danger. Our body is now hard wired to respond before we have time to think
Kelty, this pin is to help you understand anxiety. It talks about what anxiety is, what the symptoms are, different types of anxiety disorders, and comfort in knowing that anxiety disorders can be maintained through medication, therapy, and life changes.
Sexual Abuse happens across the country, but did you know that victims of sexual abuse are 26 more likely to Abuse Drugs and Substances. This fact and many other can be seen on our amazing infographic. It covers the four types of sexual abuse, statistics for both males and females sexual abuse victims, and common examples of what is considered sexual abuse.