Trauma & Recovery

Trauma and Recovery (PTSD) - Nicosia - Cyprus

A FEW TYPES OF TRAUMATIC EVENTS

· Severe physical injury

· Serious illness

· War

· Natural disasters

· Terrorist attack

· Parental abandonment

· Witnessing a death

· Sexual assault

· Domestic abuse

· Torture


Death of a loved one (unless sudden or violent death), loss of employment, and a relationship break-up can be extremely difficult and painful to handle. However, they are typically considered as a normal aspect of a human life. To be classified as 'traumatic' an event must involve physical threat to yourself or other people.


TRAUMA RELATED SYMPTOMS

Psychological symptoms a person can have after having a traumatic experience can be separated into four areas; Mental, Emotional, Physical and Behavioral. These symptoms include but are not limited to:


Mental

  • Having involuntary thoughts or memories about the event

  • Lack of concentration

  • Poor memory

  • Confusion

  • Disorientation

Emotional

  • Fear

  • Anxiety

  • Anger