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Coping with Flashbacks

Flashbacks are memories of past traumas. They may take the form of pictures, sounds, smells, body sensations, feelings, or the lack of them (numbness). Many times there is no...
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A Birthmom’s Pain

Their name is legion, for they are many, and yet no one knows them. A “legion,” in Biblical terms, was a Roman military platoon of 6,000 men. There are...
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What is Exposure Therapy?

Exposure therapy is a specific type of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy technique that is often used in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and phobias. Exposure therapy is a safe...
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Myths & Facts about PTSD

Exposure myths Myth: Everyone who experiences a life-threatening event will develop PTSD Actually, most people who are exposed to qualifying events will not get PTSD at all, and many...
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PTSD and Children

Children often are exposed to trauma as a result of the following kinds of events: physical or sexual assault or abuse family and community violence experiencing or witnessing severe...
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