Emotional Flexibility May Affect PTSD, Depression Severity

http://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/ ATLANTA, Georgia – Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is unique among stress-related psychiatric illness in that exposure to a traumatic event is a required component of the diagnosis. Symptoms of PTSD include negative alterations in cognition and mood, hyperarousal, avoidance behavior, and re-experiencing of trauma. Furthermore, a significant minority of individuals who are exposed to READ MORE

PTSD Recovery: Steps 4, 5, and 6 of the 12 Step Approach

by Jami DeLoe Applying the 12 steps to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recovery is just one way that I have found to strengthen my recovery and improve my life. Because the steps that are commonly used for addiction recovery are all about learning to live life a new way, they can successfully be applied to READ MORE