We have never seen an event like the Coronavirus Crisis on such a global scale, with the potential to create trauma and trauma symptoms, in everyone on the planet.
From fear, panic and worry –to actual or threatened exposure to life threatening illness and death, many people are already experiencing the symptoms of Acute Stress Disorders –which after 30 days, can turn into full blown PTSD.
Certainly healthcare and high-risk essential workers are at risk for severe PTSD, but what about everyone else?
The truth is that EVERYONE is at risk for potential short and/or long term trauma responses and diagnoses, and the impacts can be life long for kids and adults.
This video explores the criteria necessary to diagnose ACUTE STRESS DISORDER, the relationship of trauma in the disorder related to COVID-19, and reinforces the relationship between the mind and body, in trauma and trauma treatments.
BREATHING TECHNIQUES AND MIND-BODY EXERCISES, COMMUNICATION AND MAKING SURE WE DON’T USE AVOIDANCE STRATEGIES CAN BE VERY HELPFUL.
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