PTSD

September 13, 2019
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Enduring Legacies: The Causes and Consequences of Intergenerational Trauma

Trauma has the power to derail lives. People who develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying or life-threatening event may experience chronic […]
August 2, 2019
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Walking Through a Field of Landmines: Survivors of Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking Struggle to Negotiate Trauma Triggers

A woman is raped when she is seventeen. Twenty years later, she smells the cologne her rapist wore the night of the attack on the person […]
July 27, 2019
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The Aftershocks of Abuse: Chronic Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a response to experiencing, witnessing or hearing about a horrifying or life-threatening event. In some people, these events – which can […]