PTSD diagnosis requires you to meet a set of criteria. A central one is direct or vicarious experience of threatened or actual death, threatened or actual serious injury, or threatened or actual sexual violence. In short, a significant, serious and traumatic stressor. Perhaps as many as 90% of us willContinue Reading

Doctors have long understood that people with psychiatric disorders may speak differently than individuals who do not have mental health problems, researchers note in Depression and Anxiety. While some previous research points to the potential for distinct speech patterns among people with PTSD, it’s been unclear whether depression that oftenContinue Reading

INSIDER: 8 things that could be causing your brain fog.https://www.thisisinsider.com/brain-fog-causes-2019-4 Although it seems like a condition on its own, brain fog is actually a symptom of a variety of other medical conditions. It’s characterized by a series of issues including trouble concentrating, forgetfulness, lack of motivation, and confusion. Here areContinue Reading

Sybil: A Brilliant Hysteric? | Retro Report | The New York Times https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/dissociative-identity-disorder-multiple-personality-disorder#1 Dissociative identity disorder (previously known as multiple personality disorder) is thought to be a complex psychological condition that is likely caused by many factors, including severe trauma during early childhood (usually extreme, repetitive physical, sexual, or emotionalContinue Reading

http://grantland.com/hollywood-prospectus/dolph-lundgren-skin-trade-q-and-a/ You had all of the escape plans going on. Escape behavior. How can I not have to deal with this feeling of being unsafe? Because if you’re a kid and you’re afraid of getting beat up by your parent or parents, then you’re afraid all the time. You’re neverContinue Reading

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/12/children-and-ptsd-health-risks-lurk-long-after-psychological-trauma.html Researchers have long concluded that exposure to trauma can result in severe mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia and PTSD. Furthermore, mental health experts have concluded that individuals who have experienced trauma during their childhood — including physical, sexual or emotional abuse, neglect, natural disastersContinue Reading

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/jul/23/seven-ways-to-deal-with-post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd People with mild symptoms of PTSD may get better within a month without treatment. But if the initial response to the trauma is severe, treatment should start sooner rather than later, otherwise it becomes harder to treat. Everyone who has experienced trauma should be given practical support in anContinue Reading