In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms. This week's term is flashbacks. Flashbacks involve the intense, vivid re-experiencing of memories as though they're occurring in the present tense. This most often happens with trauma-related memories. The flashbacks are usually involuntary and intrusive, and they don't result from a… Continue reading What Is… a Flashback?
In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms. This week's terms are trauma vs. PTSD. I wanted to take a look at the difference between experiencing trauma and having PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Personally, I believe that I have experienced trauma, but I don't meet the criteria for PTSD. So… Continue reading What Is… Trauma vs. PTSD