Brain shrinkage in Japanese tsunami survivors with PTSD
Read about the devastating effects of childhood abuse
DID (Multiple Personality Disorder) – a mental health problem resulting from childabuse
See the brain scans here:
More on PTSD (with thanks to commenter “Anon” for the link)
PTSD in military veterans is now widely recognised and accepted. But PTSD in survivors of abuse remains hidden, often due to the shame and self-stigma of both the abuse and mental illness.
The shocking fact is that many military veterans may also be victims of abuse – especially sexual abuse – either in childhood or whilst serving in the military. PTSD is worsened by man-made trauma, as opposed to natural disasters.
Male, female, young, old… PTSD does not discriminate.
Find out more here
- DSM-IV-TR criteria for PTSD – NATIONAL CENTER for PTSD (tellaboutabuse.wordpress.com)
- Still difficult for PTSD victims to get help (stripes.com)
- June 2013 fourth annual PTSD Awareness Month (guardianlv.com)
- PTSD & Me: Conversations (auroramorealist.wordpress.com)
- First pharmaceutical treatment for PTSD within reach? (scienceblog.com)
- Im sharing the information below as I know that many suffer from PTSD (nolongervictimsblog.wordpress.com)
- PTSD from Childhood Abuse Profoundly Alters Gene Expression, May Be Distinct Subtype (medicaldaily.com)
- Bonamici Supports Passage Of Act To Stop Denial Of PTSD Benefits To Military Sexual Assault Victims (albanytribune.com)
- Military sex abuse has long-term impact for vets (bostonherald.com)
- Child Abuse Leaves Distinct Gene Activity Patterns (medicalnewstoday.com)