dealing with family trauma

What to Do If You Are Coping With Family Trauma

Traumatic events can happen to anyone, and the aftermath can be difficult to cope with, especially when the event in question involves a family member. Traumatic events are frightening and often life-threatening or violent, and trauma can cause devastating effects on a family. In the aftermath of traumas such as death, abuse, or disaster, families…

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What Is a Complex PTSD Treatment Center?

Most people are at least passingly familiar with PTSD and recognize the difficulties it entails. However, when several traumas are experienced over an extended period, this can result in acutely disruptive and intense symptoms outside the scope of what is seen in conventional PTSD. This variant of PTSD is termed complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,…

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How Does PTSD Affect the Brain?

If you or someone you love has recently experienced or witnessed a traumatic event, it can have a dramatic effect on your psyche. Seemingly, the world itself may have seemed to change. You may have trouble focusing, experience flashbacks or nightmares regularly, or feel like you’re constantly on edge. These symptoms may indicate that you…