Let’s talk about (C)-PTSD

This post contains an informative YouTube video explaining the effects of PTSD on childhood sexual abuse. CPTSD (Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) is added to PTSD symptoms, such as prolonged sexual or emotional abuse or traumatic events.

My diagnosis was CPTSD because of the childhood sexual and emotional (narcissistic mother) I suffered.

Many of us have PTSD or even CPTSD. But too many people are quiet about it, suffering in silence. I did, but learned that talking doesn’t hurt. It can even help if you’re surrounded by the right people. Thank you, dear readers, for being one of them as well. I’ve collected […]

via Let’s talk about (C)PTSD — Lampelina

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cherished79

I am a Mental Health Advocate for mental illness Stigma. In 2007, I created the "Living in Stigma" blog, with the purpose and anticipation of educating people about mental illness. Depression is part of this illness, which intertwines with those struggling with PTSD, chronic pain, and other invisible illnesses. I am a chronic migraine sufferer myself, and a sexual and emotional abuse survivor. My passions are writing, poetry, and art. All abuse Survivors are also Warriors.

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