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19 replies on “Why do Some Experience PTSD After Sexual Trauma, While Others do Not?

    1. Your comment is much appreciated! I agree it is a difficult topic, unfortunately little spoken about or researched due to stigma. Spreading the word and talking more openly can hopefully help break down that stigma and help those suffering.

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    1. Are you familiar with EMDR? Some medications can also help, and I’ve found trauma support groups to be very helpful as well as individual counseling. Some find CBT/DBT helpful. There are also little tricks people use to distract themselves from flashbacks. Feel free to message me if you have any questions. I’m not a therapist, but I’ve been in therapy for a long time and I’ve amassed quite a bit of information.!

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  1. “Lack of social support is highlighted as the most important risk factor in PTSD.” This really resonates with me. When your abuser is a parent(s) it’s difficult to ever get the support needed. Great post.

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