PTSD Pt.1 – Trigger Warning

Please enjoy me talking about PTSD pt. 1! Here, I will discuss Diagnostic Criteria, Dissociation and Flashbacks. 🙌
Please see Part 2 for learning about Triggers, Common FAQ, Origin/Causes/Types, Impacts on the brain, treatment and more! ❤️

⚠️⚠️ **DISCLAIMER** ⚠️⚠️
I am not a licensed clinician/certified therapist. Please keep this in mind when I am discussing these topics!
Diagnostic Criteria-Exposure (Skip Intro) 0:52
Diagnostic Criteria-Intrusion Symptoms 2:36
Diagnostic Criteria- Avoidant Symptoms 4:22
Diagnostic Criteria-Cognition/Mood 5:00
Diagnostic Criteria-Arousal/Reactivity 7:28
Disassociation 9:20
Flashbacks 12:54
End, Outro 13:40
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