Ptsd early childhood trauma. Educational site focused on emotional trauma and post traumatic stress disorder ptsd affecting individuals or communities eg natural or man made disasters. But deeper recovery may involve healing trauma usually that began in childhood. Bruce perry on the lingering effects of childhood trauma. Posttraumatic stress disorder ptsd is a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event such as sexual assault warfare traffic collisions or other threats on a persons life.
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