Category Archives: Understanding Trauma

The history of Traumatic Stress


Although trauma has been with us throughout history, (war, disaster, violence) the concept of trauma or traumatic stress has only been acknowledged or named as such in the last 150 years or so. According to Friedman, clinical attention only began … Continue reading

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CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE :- AND THE ROLE OF VICTIM “ GROOMING”


By Pat Kingsley: B.Psyche intern The sexual abuse of children wreaks lasting damage in the lives of victims. If survivors are not given the necessary physical, emotional and psychological support and treatment after such an event, a person can experience … Continue reading

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