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Living with trauma is quite common among the general population


It is less common to develop Post Traumatic Symptoms

             Because our Brains and Bodies are resilient

                 They can learn new ways to function

Please consult a trauma trained professionnal
before considering that your symptoms are trauma related;


Context and history must be included in an evaluation and in a therapeutic work
Some of these symptoms may direct to a different diagnosis

Symptoms can be consciously known, as well as running under the radar of the consciousness


They affect 

. Cognition, 
. Behaviours,
. The perception of oneself,
. The perception of the Self in the world,
. The perception the person has of others and of the world

Living in the aftermath of trauma implies living with potentially some of the following symptoms  

. Difficulties to sleep / Nightmares

. Impulses:
              Eating habits, 
              Aggressivity towards self or others,
             Substance abuse / addictions 


. Gastric / intestines problems

. Pain

. Physical Immobilism


. Self harm


. Low / no energy or on the contrary, being fidgety

. Difficulty to look at someone in the eyes

. Flat voice tone

. Dissociation

. Hearing voices

. Not recognising oneself: body, thoughts, actions, 
                                    reactions ...

. Adverse reactions to medication

. . .

. Difficult relationships

. Chronic worries and/or sadness

. Anxiety / Panic Attacks

. Depression

. Brain fog / concentration difficulty


. Social isolation

. Intimacy and Sexual issues

. Suicidal ideation

. Suicidal attempt

. Sense of Despair, Loneliness, Hopelessness

. Sense of impending Doom

 

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