An emotionally overwhelming experience in which there is a real or perceived possibility of death or serious injury to oneself or a loved one?
'Core Triad' Symptomatology (PTSD)
gender, age, race, early unresolved trauma, coping skills, developmental stage. family dysfunction
subjective experienc of unreality in one's sense of self; sense of being detached from one's mind or body.
feeling like a stranger in ones own skin.
Inabilit to recall important personal info, usually of a traumatic or stressful nature.
common experiences: blackouts, disremembered behavior, appearance of unexplained possesions, perplexing changes in relationships, fragmentary recall of life history
loss of memory from a specific time and continues to the present, prevents retention in memory of new experiences.
loss of memory about a certain category of information.
Multiple personality disorder or split personality disorder, parts of personality are completly different and triggered by responses.
Usually 2-4 identities/ personality states/ self-states/ alter identities
very complex effects of trauma and distubances in memory and amnesia, It is strongly linked to severe experiences of early childhood physical and sexual abuse.
Tend to identify with certain personality qualities while splitting off other qualities
A series of short-term psychotherapies stage pattern within the flow of a single long-term treatment of the traumatized
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