Saturday, September 1, 2012

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: An Index of Posts

Though many of these blog posts are part of exploring the after-effects of the physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual abuse experienced by young women who were incarcerated at Hephzibah House (a religious home for troubled girls), click on links below to learn more about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Mourning grief and loss after trauma is a healthy part of healing, and it is a healthy person's response to terrible events. Sometimes, the survival response that helps keep us safe fails to shut off when the threat has passed. These posts discuss many aspects of trauma when the physical responses of survival in the brain fail to shut off within several weeks after a traumatic event. Many posts also explore ways that we can find healing after trauma.

Aspects, Development and Symptoms of PTSD

Coping with PTSD

Understanding & Healing PTSD Associated with Exiting a Cultic Group

How Emotional Development in Childhood Can Primes us for Trauma

Other Helpful Series of Posts at Under Much Grace