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the problem with PTSD?

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Mitchy1nge Fri 18-Jan-13 18:06:43

reposting from MH because nobody wants to talk about it there

see article but actually I have a bigger problem with the ideas that 1. disclosure (to doctors) is somehow cathartic and 2. that there is any sort of meaning to be made from some experiences

although some interesting ideas about overlooking the effects of trauma beyond the constraints of the PTSD diagnosis, what do you think?

YouMakeMeWannaLaLa Fri 18-Jan-13 20:06:37

It won't let me see the article, just an index.

FastidiaBlueberry Fri 18-Jan-13 23:16:10

This might link

itsthequietones Fri 18-Jan-13 23:23:59

I just get the title, no other text - would like to read it though.

herewegoloubylou Fri 18-Jan-13 23:25:36

Ditto. I would also like to read it, Mitchy.

Mitchy1nge Sat 19-Jan-13 12:11:35

oh it's also here at madinamerica

I think that happened last time I linked to this blog actually

Mitchy1nge Sun 20-Jan-13 15:35:49


EldritchCleavage Mon 21-Jan-13 13:30:31

For contemporary psychiatry recognizes in diagnostics only one outcome for traumatic experiences, and that is posttraumatic stress disorder

This was not my experience. While I did receive a PTSD diagnosis, I also had a lot of assistance in understanding how trauma had fed into other aspects of my then condition.

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