Trauma and Survival

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as defined in the DSM-V, is characterized by 5 symptoms. The last four must last longer than a month and cause significant distress: Exposure to trauma: death or threat of death or injury. Intrusive symptoms: memories, flashbacks, psychological distress, physical distress. Avoidance: trying not to think about the trauma, avoiding placesContinue reading “Trauma and Survival”