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Famous people with PTSD

Luxury life – fame, recognition, wealth… This is the public image of popular celebrities, – in the eyes of their fans they are seen riding luxury cars, walking the red carpet shining and sparkling with the snow-white smile. But some…

Definition of PTSD

Definition of PTSD.

The diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) appeared for the first time in the International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision, although the phenomenon of the disease has been described in the late 19th century by H. Oppenheim, who called it…

PTSD and suicide

PTSD and suicide. For those who had enough.

The main cause of the suicide (including PTSD related suicide) is always a social-psychological maladjustment of the person in result of adverse life circumstances or subjective interpretation of these circumstances as irresoluble. There are several types of suicide, the main…

What is post-traumatic stress disorder

What is post-traumatic stress disorder?

What is post-traumatic stress disorder? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is not just an illness. It’s a serious mental disability, caused by severe stress. The human psyche can handle a lot of stress, this is its inherent feature. A person can…

Mental abuse help

Mental abuse help. What can be done?

Mental abuse help seem to be needed by more and more people now. Let’s try to see what exactly mental abuse is, and what help can be provided for victims. The psychology of violence covers a wide area of psychological…

PTSD and anger

PTSD and anger.

PTSD and anger – ever wondered how they are connected? PTSD occurs when a person is faced with events of threatening or catastrophic nature. This impact can be either long-term or short-term. This condition develops if the experienced events were dangerous…

Sexual abuse counseling

Sexual abuse counseling to help victims

Sexual abuse has been and remains one of the most hidden forms of the crime. Rape is probably the only kind of crime where, in the public eyes, the victim is supposed to be responsible for the act of violence,…

Post traumatic stress disorder test

Post traumatic stress disorder test. Check yourself!

This is a short and simple post traumatic stress disorder test. Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)  is not just a presence of traumatic event in the past. Another part of it is the human response to the traumatic experience. Tragic…

Psychological effects of child abuse

Psychological effects of child abuse. Any hope for victims?

Almost all children, being the victims of abuse and neglect, have experienced the psychological trauma, which results in further development with specific personal, emotional and behavioral characteristics, adversely affecting their future life. Children, who were subjected to the various kinds…

PTSD history

PTSD history. How it all started.

PTSD history. The period of active studying of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has lasted decades, however, the information about people, who were exposed to stress factors, was recorded for centuries. Currently, the following groups of situations are considered as traumatic:…