What is post traumatic stress disorder, what is a flashback, etc. ? Flashbacks are a symptom of PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder), while not that common they do occur. Complex trauma, complex PTSD and those who live with it (such as Veterans and Law Enforcement) may notice certain aspects of the event, how their body feels, or other issues when flashbacks occur.
What is a flashback?
Why do they occur?
How do I handle one?
What’s happening in my brain when I have a flashback?