Tag Archives: avoidance

Effects of PTSD on Families with Jason Heath – Hiblio TV

Post-traumatic stress disorder can make somebody hard to be with. Living with someone who has nightmares, is easly startled and often avoids social situations can take a toll on the most caring family. We chat to Jason Heath about the emotions family and friends may experience and the importance of taking care of themselves; both… Read More »

PTSD – part 1 – Childhood PTSD – avoidance, shutdowns

There has been very little information available about the childhood presentation of PTSD, where a child under the age of 6 years old has experienced trauma such as sexual abuse. Not many professionals know much about it and diagnosis was missed until my 40s (with suffering for many years). I am an adult that has… Read More »

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the 4 types of symptoms associated with it.

PTSD is a mental health condition that is triggered by a traumatic event and has 4 types of systems that are associated with it which are: Intrusive memories,avoidance,negative changes in thinking and mood,and changes in physical and emotional reactions. Source: Youtube

Avoidance and PTSD

Avoidance and PTSD SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/ryanliberty?sub_confirmation=1 What links PTSD and Avoidance together? Avoiding reminders of trauma and triggers is part of the PTSD diagnosis. But is there more to it? There haven’t been a lot of studies on avoidance and PTSD. There does seem to be a bit of a link. And it just makes sense… Read More »

Do Trigger Warnings Really Help?

Trigger warnings are a relatively new (and divisive) concept, but do they really help? Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, D.A. Noe, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Patrick… Read More »

What is the Difference Between Acute Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?

This video discusses the differences between Acute Stress Disorder (ASD) and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Both disorders require a qualifying stressor (trauma) according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM). This traumatic event must be directly experienced, witnessed, occur to a close friend or family member, or involve repeated exposure to aversive details of a… Read More »

What is PTSD? What are its Symptoms? Understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

What is PTSD? What are its Symptoms? Understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Post traumatic stress disorder is a mental condition that leads to severe anxiety, depression, uncontrollable thoughts, flashbacks and nightmares. A huge misunderstanding about PTSD is that it’s only seen in military personnels and veterans but the facts tells other wise. Studies have shown… Read More »

PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Barbara Rothbaum, PhD, an expert in the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), describes its symptoms and the various treatments currently available. PTSD commonly affects war Veterans, but may also affect those who’ve experienced other traumatic events such as accidents, natural or man-made disasters, and abuse. Rothbaum, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and… Read More »