Tag Archives: sexual assault

PTSD & Sexual Assault #MeToo

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is common among sexual assault survivors. In this video, Dr. Robert Bray discusses the connection between sexual abuse and PTSD, and shares some tips for assessing and managing PTSD. ▶︎︎FEATURED RESOURCES◀ ➤ To Start Your Sexual Abuse Healing Journey now in the privacy of your own home for no cost, please visit… Read More »

Shame and disgust with sexual trauma

An uncomfortable topic for me to talk about. I have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) mainly from a childhood sexual abuse trauma plus a rape trauma as an adult. I also have bipolar 1 disorder and have experienced extremes of hyposexuality (very low libido) and hypersexuality (very high libido) associated with mood states of depression and… Read More »

Sexual Assault and PTSD

Sexual Assault and PTSD (Recovery is Possible!) Post traumatic stress disorder is a common response to having lived through a sexual assault. Sometimes the PTSD symptoms occur right away, and sometimes they occur after many years. EMDR, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, can help cure PTSD naturally. PTSD symptoms include avoidance, intrusive thoughts, and hypervigilance.… Read More »

PTSD

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)[note 1] is a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event, such as sexual assault, warfare, traffic collisions, or other threats on a person’s life.[1] Symptoms may include disturbing thoughts, feelings, or dreams related to the events, mental or physical distress to trauma-related cues, attempts… Read More »

Consent, Sexual Assault, Freezing during Rape

What is consent? What isn’t consent. Consent involves being responsive and an active participant in sex, enjoying themselves and able to withdraw consent at any time (which can’t be done if someone is asleep, passed out drunk, sedated or in a freeze and shutdown state with dissociation). Coercion such as threats to cheat to pressure… Read More »

PTSD – part 2 – Shutdowns, sexual trauma

TW: brief mention of sexual assault. Continuing from part 1, this video explains more about what shutdowns are like (a key feature of the PTSD from trauma in children under 6 years old). It takes time for PTSD to develop full symptoms and avoidance and shutdowns are the main features for PTSD as a young… Read More »

PTSD – part 3 – Triggers, Flashbacks, Freeze with Sexual Assault

TW: brief mention of sexual assault & religious abuse. My presentation of PTSD is mainly the childhood version with avoidance, shutdowns and hypervigilance. I am more affected by other features such as flashbacks when I am in a bipolar mood episode. What PTSD triggers & flashbacks are. How my name was a big trigger after… Read More »

How to Talk to Your Family About Your Trauma (Sexual Assault, Abuse, PTSD, Etc.)

One of the hardest things I ever did was talk to my family about my sexual assault and abuse. There are so many things I wish I knew then that I know now – these are a few of them. SUPPORT THIS CHANNEL: https://www.patreon.com/jobeckwith WEBSITE http://www.letstalktrauma.com FACEBOOK http://www.facebook.com/letstalktrauma INSTAGRAM http://www.instagram.com/letstalktrauma TWITTER http://www.twitter.com/letstalktrauma YOUTUBE https://www.youtube.com/user/jo2am FOLLOW… Read More »

Child sexual abuse: Need to be listened | Pooja A Maheshwari | TEDxTaxilaBusinessSchool

“The impact of child sexual abuse can last for a lifetime.” “Depression, anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder is an inevitable part child sexual abuse.” “Let the children know the power of ‘NO’.” “Child sexual abuse is something not to be kept silent about.” Pooja is a Voluntary Educator of very sensitive topic of society… Read More »

PTSD || Mental Health Monday || Lets Talk

I talk about PTSD and the effects it has on peoples lives both those suffering and their loved ones. the time stamp : 02:57 If YOU need to talk Send me an email Helplines: (UK) Samaritans – 116 123 (USA) Suicide Prevention – 1-800-273-8255 (Aus) Life Line – 13 11 14 (UK) Domestic Abuse –… Read More »