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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - a recurrence of a prior experience; "the reliving of a strong emotion can be therapeutic"
experience - the content of direct observation or participation in an event; "he had a religious experience"; "he recalled the experience vividly"
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Madam, Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a 'trauma and stressor-related' mental disorder which develops following exposure to trauma and is characterized by re-experiencing the trauma, hyper-arousal, intrusive, and avoidance symptoms.
Therapies for PTSD include exposure therapy which involves re-experiencing the traumatic events and such therapy has high dropout rates.
Every year, it is about re-experiencing this Dhofari city.
He cautioned that ignoring the threat could end up in re-experiencing the bitter incidents which happened in Iraq and Syria.
'There is absolutely no doubt that culture is imponderable, as it remains invariably sacrosanct in recreating and re-experiencing the life and times of our forebears, hence sustaining these cultural legacies are the bedrock of Culturati's existence,' he further narrated.
It harbors three sub-scales: re-experiencing, avoidance and increased arousal.
At this point, a mental health professional may suggest, with care and respect, that retelling the story and re-experiencing the emotions may be what is keeping the person stuck.
In the DSM-III-R and DSM-IV, a PTSD diagnosis was defined by experiencing a qualifying traumatic event (Criterion A) and three other clusters of symptoms: re-experiencing the event (Criterion B), emotional numbing and avoidance of cues and reminders of the event (Criterion C), and hyperarousal (Criterion D).
Are you re-experiencing the memory as it originally happened, through your own eyes, or are you watching yourself"acting" in the memory?
Long hearings in the presence of the entire community help to dissipate much of the emotion through this repeated recalling and re-experiencing of the grievance.
To be diagnosed with PTSD, a combination and number of symptoms must appear as a result of the trauma, including: re-experiencing the event (1); avoidance of things that remind one of the event (1); arousal or reactivity (2); and negative change in thoughts or feelings (2).