PTSD After the Sudden Death Of A Loved One

We form a lot of connections all throughout our lives, family, friends, coworkers, and neighbors. For some of them we made connections. These relationships that we built made us who we are. They influence us or sometimes change us, for better or for worst. It is the same after the sudden death of a loved one. It can create numerous mental issues, including PTSD, especially if the loss was heart-breaking… Read More »PTSD After the Sudden Death Of A Loved One

Flashbacks From Sexual Assault

When you experience something stressful, your body momentarily goes into “fight-or-flight” mode. Your body calms down after the danger feeling has passed. But the traumatic experiences such as sexual assault can make your nervous system to be stuck in a state of high alert. You become hyper sensitive to the smallest of the stimuli. This is the case for many rape survivors. Flashbacks, nightmares, and intrusive memories are awfully common,… Read More »Flashbacks From Sexual Assault

PTSD and Addiction Co-Existence

One of the most emotionally draining mental disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder causes intense anxiety, intrusive memories and nightmarish flashbacks that interfere with daily life. Many individuals with PTSD resort to drugs or alcohol as a way to numb the pain or to be in control in their lives. Chronic substance abuse results to co-existence of a serious psychiatric disorder and an addictive disorder. Recovering from this Dual Diagnosis requires a… Read More »PTSD and Addiction Co-Existence

Monitor Triggers to Lessen the Risk of PTSD

Symptoms of PTSD frequently happens when you least expect it. If you have PTSD, you’ve may have already recognized circumstances, situations, and events that triggers you. Watch out for and keep your distance from them as possible as you can. How can you know when you’re at risk for the fore coming signs? You don’t know when it will occur, but you can anticipate PTSD triggers and its symptoms. The… Read More »Monitor Triggers to Lessen the Risk of PTSD

Watch this 5 TV Series with PTSD Theme

The good thing about ART is that it can relate to life. Do you sometimes find yourself searching for good TVs to watch related to your condition? Well, it is not surprising at all. You are searching for characters that represents your experiences. Likewise, a plot that shows what you are going through. PTSD has many faces. It can be the result of many different types of trauma such as… Read More »Watch this 5 TV Series with PTSD Theme

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Movies to Watch

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a frightening event. Below are the 5 movies you can relate to PTSD. 1. The Lucky One (2012) A Marine sees a photograph almost buried in rubble in the middle of a combat scene. He steps over to pick it up, and with that small movement, he saves his life. A nearby explosion would have wiped him… Read More »Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Movies to Watch