Signs of Repressed Childhood Trauma in Adults

Signs of Repressed Childhood Trauma in Adults

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Some events that occur in childhood are so traumatic that the brain protects us by blocking the memory. Having repressed the trauma, the child then goes into adulthood with the traumatic memory tucked safely away. However, repressed traumatic…
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How to Treat Severe Clinical Depression

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Clinical Depression Anyone who has battled clinical depression knows it is a force to be reckoned with. Depression can come on suddenly with no warning or may develop over a period of time. A severe bout of depression can upend your life,…
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Alternative to Mental Hospital and 5150

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If you or a loved one has experienced a mental health crisis, you know just how frightening it can be. When you are going through it, you may not know where to turn for help. You just assume a mental hospital is the only option, and reach for…
can i commit myself to a mental hospital

Can I Commit Myself to a Mental Hospital?

Anyone, if faced with a traumatic life event or deteriorating mental health, can experience a severe mental health crisis. When we finally reach our limits, and are no longer able to cope, a serious breakdown may occur. We may even wonder, “Can…
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Is Bipolar a Disability?

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If you are suffering from the effects of bipolar disorder, it is probably having a huge impact on your life. The mood shifts make daily life unpredictable and hard, for sure, but is bipolar a disability? Read on to learn about bipolar and what…
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Can Stress Cause These Common Symptoms

We all experience periods of heightened stress from time to time. These stress-filled chapters of life may be due to money problems, work-related stress, or parenting stress. Most of these stressful phases are short-lived and will resolve in…
Childhood trauma in adult

Symptoms of Childhood Trauma in Adulthood

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It is a tragedy when a child is traumatized by situations that are outside of his or her control. Even more tragic is the fallout that childhood trauma can cause later on when they reach adulthood. It’s bad enough to have been abused or neglected…
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How to Treat Depression When Antidepressants Don’t Work

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What To Do When Antidepressants Don't Work You had high hopes when you finally addressed your depression and were prescribed antidepressants. But even after the 4-6 week trial period, you didn’t feel any better on the meds. So, how do you…
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How to Stop Shaking from Anxiety

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Does anxiety cause you to tremble and shake? Are you suddenly consumed with body tremors? If so, it is understandable that all you want to know is how to stop shaking from anxiety. How do you calm down and make it stop? Anxiety is a fear-based…
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Medical Leave for Depression

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Can You Go on Medical Leave For Depression? Depression can truly affect all aspects of your life, and that includes your job. It can impair you to the point that it keeps you from being able to perform job tasks. Being unable to think or function…