5 Signs You’re Dealing With Psychological Trauma

Traumatic events can happen to everyone. It’s common. According to the National Center for PTSD, 7-8% of the U.S. population will have PTSD at some point in their lives. Trauma is not a disorder. It is an emotional response to an unexpected and terrible event where you felt that your physical safety and well-being were at risk. Some symptoms of psychological trauma are more subtle than you think. Disclaimer. This video is for educational purposes. Please, do not self-diagnose. If you suspect that you or someone you know suffers from PTSD, seek a mental health professional. Writer: Arusha Patil Script Editor: Isadora Ho Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Lily Hu VO Animator: Mariah Ramirez (New Animator) YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References: D’arcy-Sharpe, Ann-Marie. How Is Psychological Trauma Linked to Chronic Pain?31 Aug. 2020, www.pathways.health/how-is-psychological-trauma-linked-to-chronic-pain/. Laugharne, Jonathan et al. “Role of psychological trauma in the cause and treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders.” Current opinion in psychiatry vol. 23,1 (2010): 25-9. doi:10.1097/YCO.0b013e3283345dc5 Pagán, Camille Noe, and Smitha Bhandari . The Emotional Effects of Trauma. 29 Nov. 2018, www.webmd.com/mental-health/emotional-trauma-18/emotional-trauma-aftermath. Robinson, Lawrence. Emotional and Psychological Trauma. Feb. 2020, www.helpguide.org/articles/ptsd-trauma/coping-with-emotional-and-psychological-trauma.html. Tapu, Maria. Maladaptive Daydreaming. Dec. 2016, thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/volume-29/december-2016/maladaptive-daydreaming. Tull, Matthew. Exaggerated Fear of Danger May Be Hypervigilance in PTSD. 27 July 2020, www.verywellmind.com/hypervigilance-2797363. 4 Subtle Signs of Trauma: When You’re Dealing with More Than You Think. 18 Feb. 2019, westlakehoustoncounseling.com/4-subtle-signs-of-trauma-when-youre-dealing-with-more-than-you-think/. Transcript: modified/corrected by alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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