PTSD disrupts the lives of average individuals as well as combat veterans who have served their country. The person experiencing the trauma often then impacts the lives of his/her family, friends, and workplaces. PTSD does not distinguish between race, age or gender and often goes undiagnosed. Even with proper diagnosis, many individuals do not know where to turn to get help. Society needs to understand the aftermath of trauma especially combat trauma and how to prepare for warriors when they return home.
Janet Seahorn, Ph.D has been a teacher, administrator, and consultant for over thirty years. She currently teaches a variety of classes on neuroscience and literacy as an adjunct professor for Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO. Jan has a Ph.D in Human Development and Organizational Systems. Her background includes an in-depth understanding of human development and neuroscience research as well as effective practices in organizational systems and change. She conducts workshops on the neuroscience of learning and memory, the effects of “at-risk” environments (i.e., poverty), brain development, and researched-based instructional practices. Jan has worked with many organizations in the business and educational communities in creating and sustaining healthy, dynamic environments. Dr. Seahorn has researched and studied the effects of trauma on the brain and how excessive or extreme trauma can impact changes in the brain’s neuro network and how that change impacts behaviors in s
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I tried to commit suicide when I was 15 from an abusive father. For years after finally leaving the home I couldn’t even watch a movie where someone screamed or I would literally lose it.
I have PTSD. It’s debilitating. It hurts. I am depressed from it.
I highly recommend Pete Walkers book on complex ptsd, everyone, if you don't already know about it
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Exactly the ignoreance that it can only be discussed, it can only be talked about and those who can be accomedated having it is only for the Vetrans and the deliberate ignoring of the suffers more than Veterans, real suffers since childhood shut out by society and misdiagnosed with Bipolar in childhood when it was CPTSD or PTSD and not getting same rights of acknowledgement and respect not arrogance from society, buisneesses and those around you who won't accept your diagnosis because your not a Veteran, you won't be able to get a Service Dog through a facility you can afford unlike the Vetrans many catter to giving service dogs to Vetrans for free, while suffers since childhood must be ridiculed, degraded and bashed for askig for help through go fund me because they can't afford the $15,000-50,000 Service dog while your barely living paycheck to paycheck and no one will hire a none-veteran PTSD suffer even if specialists say you do, the ability is out of reach thanks to government funding and choosing who amd who they won't help qualify for a Service Dog.
i know I aint the only one here, who went "aweee" at the end of this video :p
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I have it from being beat from my husband. And his mad rants.
No wonder I'm a case study
Don't turn away from possible futures before you're certain you don't have anything to learn from them.
The presentation could be done better. It's just too full of her pain and not enough general and meaningful dialogue about PTSD.
Paul M. Hurley Sr.
I've got PTSD and I'm pretty sure I know why...
Is it just me, or does Seahorn's husband sound abusive? I didn't finish the video after the ski trip story. PTSD or not, you shouldn't yell at toddlers.
One time, Chuck Norris was crossing the street without looking both ways. He ran over a car.
i wish someone would someone would talk about/do research on undiagnosed and untreated ptsd and the effects they have on your brain. especially when they are repressed traumas
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Understanding is a psychological process related to an abstract or physical object, such as a person, situation, or message whereby one is able to think about it and use concepts to deal adequately with that object. Understanding is a relation between the knower and an object of understanding. Understanding implies abilities and dispositions with respect to an object of knowledge that are sufficient to support intelligent behaviour.Understanding is often, though not always, related to learning c...