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What is the difference between trauma and complex trauma? Is therapy different for post traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) and for complex-ptsd?
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Dr. Arun Jacob
Clinical Psychologist 5 yrs exp Hospet
As the name suggests complex PTSD is the outcome of repeated instances that are traumatic for the individual like the war victims or like the people who experienced life in that Nazi concentration camps. The symptoms manifestation is also much more complex when compared to PTSD which mostly is associated to a single traumatic experience. Hence the treatment will also be much more aggressive that PTSD.
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