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Symptoms of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder we should be aware of

Published on Nov 10, 2023 05:02 PM IST
  • From derealisation to chronic loneliness, here are a few symptoms of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to know about.
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Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental condition that happens when we are exposed to traumatic events repeatedly or for a prolonged period of time. "In addition to commonly discussed symptoms like flashbacks, hypervigilance, and difficulty in forming trusting relationships, there are lesser-known manifestations. Individuals with CPTSD might experience a persistent feeling of being fundamentally different from others, along with episodes of depersonalisation and derealisation, where they feel disconnected from themselves or their surroundings," wrote Therapist Maythal Eshaghian.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 10, 2023 05:02 PM IST

Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental condition that happens when we are exposed to traumatic events repeatedly or for a prolonged period of time. "In addition to commonly discussed symptoms like flashbacks, hypervigilance, and difficulty in forming trusting relationships, there are lesser-known manifestations. Individuals with CPTSD might experience a persistent feeling of being fundamentally different from others, along with episodes of depersonalisation and derealisation, where they feel disconnected from themselves or their surroundings," wrote Therapist Maythal Eshaghian.(Unsplash)

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A person with Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder often feels derealisation or depersonalisation – this makes them feel that they are disconnected from everything. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A person with Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder often feels derealisation or depersonalisation – this makes them feel that they are disconnected from everything. (Unsplash)

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Hopelessness and depression are common symptoms in Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. People see no hope of a better tomorrow, and this makes them slip into depression. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Hopelessness and depression are common symptoms in Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. People see no hope of a better tomorrow, and this makes them slip into depression. (Unsplash)

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They have difficulty in controlling the emotions felt by them. They react to things and are not able to regulate their own emotions. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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They have difficulty in controlling the emotions felt by them. They react to things and are not able to regulate their own emotions. (Unsplash)

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The sense of chronic loneliness grapples them, and they feel that they do not have anyone to take care of them. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The sense of chronic loneliness grapples them, and they feel that they do not have anyone to take care of them. (Unsplash)

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They also feel different from other people and the sense of not belonging anywhere makes them feel lonelier. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 10, 2023 05:02 PM IST

They also feel different from other people and the sense of not belonging anywhere makes them feel lonelier. (Unsplash)

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