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Intergenerational PTSD with Dr. Nadine Vaughan

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We will be speaking about Intergenerational PTSD with Dr. Nadine Vaughn.

While some symptoms may be shared with other disorders, it is imperative that a diagnosis is made by an experienced and licensed professional, since the wrong treatment can be harmful.

Causes of PTSD Experience of an atypical and significant traumatic event (most would have very negative & disturbed responses), accompanied by intense fear, helplessness, or horror.

Target symptoms of PTSD, are:

Intrusive Symptoms (can’t think clearly, can’t process, nightmares, feeling numbed out (Sexually, this might express in promiscuity or “frigid”)
Dissociation/Depersonalization (flashbacks, out-of-body feelings)
Hyper-Arousal (triggers anger or hurt in response to what would be considered insignificant events to others)
Transient Psychosis
Treatments for PTSD should include the following:
Direct therapeutic exposure to the trauma (e.g. systematic desensitization or flooding) or even focused group discussion, followed by cognitive reframing.

Guest: Dr. Nadine Vaughan who is an Independent Filmmaking: Script writing, Producing, Directing, and Casting. In additions she specializes in Forensic Profiling & Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress

Guest: Annie O’Sullivan Author of Can You Hear Me Now? And Can You Hear Me Now Part Two?

Website: www.writersportal.org/canyouhearmenow