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Yoga for PTSD and the role of interoceptive awareness

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can develop after exposure to a traumatic event/s and significantly impairs everyday functioning and quality of life (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). Evidence based therapies, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, have shown beneficial effects in reducing PTSD symptoms (e.g. Bradley et al., 2005; Foa et al., [...]

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PTSD – The Definition of a Traumatic Event and How to Recognize the Signs

People often use the word "traumatic" in a general sense when they are describing very stressful life events. For example, the American Psychological Association (APA) defines "trauma" as a person's emotional response to an extremely negative (disturbing) event. However, mental health professionals define traumatic events in very specific ways. The guidelines they use have changed [...]

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