Articles for Trauma

What is ETOH? The Dangers of Ethanol Abuse

April 30, 2021

Addiction in all forms can severely impact the lives of those who struggle with substance abuse and the loved ones who surround them. While addiction is more common than many people think, affecting 10% of US adults at some point in their lives, it remains highly misunderstood and villainized.

Different Types of Trauma Explained

April 10, 2021

Traumatic life experiences can have deep emotional, psychological, and even physical impacts on an individual. There are many different circumstances that can cause trauma, and everyone reacts to these events differently.

What is Rape Trauma Syndrome (RTS)?

March 26, 2021

Traumatic life experiences can cause deep emotional, psychological, and possible physical damage to an individual. Although types of traumatic experiences and severity of reaction can vary among different people, most individuals will undergo a similar set of responses.

Religious Trauma Syndrome: Everything You Need to Know

March 26, 2021

Religious and spiritual beliefs are important parts of life for many people. Practicing religion is a great way for people to discover their faith, feeling a sense of peace and belonging. With that said, authoritarian religious institutions can be much more intense than most indoctrinations.

Trauma Bonding: Definition, Examples, Signs, and Treatment

February 10, 2021

Trauma bonds can make it extremely hard to leave an abusive relationship because of the kind of emotional attachment it fosters. Trauma bonds can be confusing and overwhelming, and if you are looking for a complete guide on what trauma bonding is and how to recognize it and break it, we have you covered.

Acute Stress Disorder: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

February 1, 2021

ASD, or acute stress disorder, can cause a wide range of psychological symptoms. If left untreated, acute stress disorder can progress into post-traumatic stress disorder. That being said, becoming familiar with risk factors and symptoms of ASD can help you recognize a problem, whether it be within your own life or that of a loved one.

What Causes Persistent Depressive Disorder?

December 4, 2020

Persistent depressive disorder can be a very frustrating form of depression for patients and their families. It is often milder, but much longer-lasting than other forms of depression. This can make it harder to diagnose in many cases. Here’s what you need to know about persistent depressive disorder.

Is Depression Curable?

November 11, 2020

When an illness is cured, it means that the illness is gone forever and won’t come back or affect that person’s life again. There are some diseases we can’t cure, such as diabetes.However, even diseases that can’t be cured can be treated. Generally, depression is thought of as a disease that can be treated, not cured, although there are some exceptions to this rule.