5 Signs You’re Dealing With Psychological Trauma



Traumatic events can happen to everyone. It’s common. According to the National Center for PTSD, 7-8% of the U.S. population will have PTSD at some point in their lives. Trauma is not a disorder. It is an emotional response to an unexpected and terrible event where you felt that your physical safety and well-being were at risk. Some symptoms of psychological trauma are more subtle than you think.

Disclaimer. This video is for educational purposes. Please, do not self-diagnose. If you suspect that you or someone you know suffers from PTSD, seek a mental health professional.

We also made a video on the signs you may have unhealed trauma: https://youtu.be/41-dra66Y0o

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