Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: complex trauma

Validating Psychosis: The Missing Narrative  

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I am here today because I didn't take the psychotropic medication I was prescribed. Because I didn't accept someone else's narrative about MY story. Because I listened to my voices. Because I let them guide me— into the underworld, and back.

6 Ways Trauma Might Inform Your Current Life

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The following are some ways in which trauma commonly impacts a trauma survivor’s life. Imagine, as you read, how different our society might be if systems of care and justice were as trauma-informed as your life might be.

Trauma Blocks the Frontal Lobes – “Verbal Physiotherapy” Can Unblock Them

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Trauma makes the speech centers of the brain shut down. This is why talking about abuse is so difficult: the words are blocked. If you reclassify trauma effects as trauma-strokes, and you adapt physiotherapy to take this clinical evidence into account, then you come up with Verbal Physiotherapy.

Prolonged Exposure Reduces Dropout Rates and Symptoms for Individuals with Complex...

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New study finds that intensive prolonged exposure is a promising treatment option for individuals with multiple trauma experiences.