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A client of mine once told me that as a young child he was playing contentedly in his room one day when he noticed how

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The clearest objective example of the Freeze response in humans is the deer-caught-in-the headlights look. In it, an individual appears to be unresponsive to their

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The Flight response is, like Fight, a biologically driven action. As part of the autonomic nervous system, Flight’s job is to respond to life threatening

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A man sits in his car, traffic inching along, everything slowed but steadily moving. Music playing as background to the crawl home. The pace quickens,

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PTSD: A Primer, part 1

The letters PTSD have attained an institutional place now in American culture, letters that most people have heard of through the media or from friends,

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