The Long Shadow of Trauma

Wylie, Mary Sykes
March 2010
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p20
The article discusses aspects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which is accountable to various types of unbecoming behavior, such as violence towards wives and children, drinking and drugging, and social alienation. Based on psychiatric diagnosis, a person can acquire PTSD when he is exposed to traumatic events that involved death or serious injury. It also describes the characteristics of a patient who suffered with the said disorder.


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