Category: Complex PTSD

Similar to PTSD but where the trauma is often inflicted by a person close to the sufferer and occurs repeatedly (sustained childhood abuse or domestic violence) and/or is layered with systemic trauma (oppression, racism, coercion). Overlaps PTSD symptom clusters with emphasis on depersonalisation/detachment (especially where repetition is still a likelihood), ongoing trust issues, negative self view, emotional dysregulation and loss of core beliefs, values and hope.

Surviving Stress: The Neurobiology

A world under stress Psychologists are utilising current neurobiological research to enhance their understanding of the relationship between bodily processes (in particular breathing, vision, and...

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