Posted on Aug 06, 2006 | Comments 0
Trauma is a disturbance of the emotions. Trauma causes shock, which makes a person feel distress. The ordeals encountered cause the person to suffer both mentally and physically. The pain from loss strains the brain, while distressing the mind. Accordingly, trauma causes damage to the mind and body.
Trauma packed minds often relives reality repeatedly. Most times, they struggle to see the reality behind the reality of what caused their trauma. The reality is that someone caused you to feel loss.
It depends on the level of trauma, but if the loss was due to death, it is possible to recover quickly without little consequences. Rather the results could prove advantageous.
You can recover even if you suffer severe trauma. In Vietnam survivors is they often fail to see they are survivors. Some are able to go on with their lives, but many tend to evade facing the reality of impacts placed on their bodies and mind.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder-PTSD
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder-PTSD can cause severe depression. The symptoms of depression could cause thoughts of suicides, as well as ongoing sadness. There is help. First, you will need medications, since the severe depressive syndrome causes loss of insomnia, poor diet, drug usage, alcohol increase, and excessive smoking.
You will need to reform your lifestyle after you seek help and start your medicine regimen. Relying on alcohol, cigarettes, drugs, and the like will only increase the symptoms. This escape goat will lead you nowhere but in trouble. You do not need the extra stress.
After conforming, your lifestyle, you can work toward setting goals and plans. Goals and plans will help you to get on track and find ways to manage and conquer depression. I will not lie, it will be difficult at first, but once you start, you will soon see stress leave.
It is best to write, when you suffer from PTSD. When you write you do not have to show anyone else, and you can write what you like and how you feel. This will help you to start understanding your emotions.
You will require replacing the denial with realism and reality. Thus, denial is a rejection of realisms that spark our lives and mind. We can turn denial into defiance, which will lead to depression.
When the mind ongoing disagrees we rebuff, and sometimes refuse to accept the reality. You want to work through pain; otherwise, it could lead to drugs, alcoholism, and other self-defeating behaviors, which defeat your purpose in life.
One thing you want to keep in mind. You are only beating you down when you start to develop behaviors that are self-defeating. You are not winning the battle, thus you want to reform the mind to believe that you are a winner.
You must learn assertiveness once you find the truth inside of you, since this will not allow anyone to bring you down again. This brings us to influences.
Bad influences spoil useful habits. You are only setting self up for depression if you are around people that drink excessively, smoke, cuss, drug, and the like.
Some people believe that they are marked in life. This may or may not be true. Thus, if you believe you are marked for life to endure trauma, depression, and misery, probable you will live a life full of chaos. Thus, powering the mind can stop this noise, and put you in a position to manage your mind and life.
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