Untreated PTSD can lead to a serious struggle with alcoholism. Traumatized people often turn to alcohol as a form of self-medication. The hard reality is that trying to battle PTSD alone will likely lead to substance abuse and addiction. This, in turn, ends up intensifying the symptoms of PTSD. Though alcohol may provide a temporary distraction from trauma, it only exacerbates the problem.Read More
by Katie McBeth | Sep 14, 2017 | Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Family, Fear, Grief and Loss, Group Therapy, Hope and Healing, Mental Health Awareness, Mental Health Stigma, News, Online Therapy, Other Trauma Disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Recovery, Stress | 0
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“The more I became interested in psychoanalysis, the more I saw it as a road to the same kind of broad and deep understanding of human nature that writers possess.” Anna Freud Towards the end of the 19th century, the...Read More
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