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9 Signs You Have Untreated Trauma
If left untreated, PTSD from any trauma is unlikely to disappear, and it is likely to cause chronic pain, depression, substance use, and sleep problems that impair a person's ability to work and interact with others. Some symptoms of untreated PTSD could include: resisting positive change, needing everything to be planned, having a strong fear of failure or success, difficulty concentrating, trouble asking for help, self harm, etc Disclaimer: If you relate to this video and feel that you might have untreated PTSD, it's best to consult a licensed professional. Writer: Chloe Avenasa Script Editor: Rida Batool & Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animation: Evelvaii YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong Herman, J. L. (1998). Recovery from psychological trauma. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 52(S1), S98-S103. Stanculescu, E. (2013). University students’ fear of success from the perspective of positive psychology. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 78, 728-732. Bower, G. H., & Sivers, H. (1998). Cognitive impact of traumatic events. Development and psychopathology, 10(4), 625-653. Low, G., Jones, D., MacLeod, A., Power, M., & Duggan, C. (2000). Childhood trauma, dissociation and self‐harming behaviour: A pilot study. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 73(2), 269-278. David, M., Ceschi, G., Billieux, J., & Van der Linden, M. (2008). Depressive symptoms after trauma: is self-esteem a mediating factor?. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 196(10), 735-742. American Psychological Association (2013). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – 5th Edition. Washington, DC; APA Publishing. Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go
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