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Living with PTSD: Lessons for Partners, Friends and Supporters

This DVD is valuable for those who care about the PTSD sufferer in their life. It explains what PTSD is, and why it is important to learn about this condition. For more information visit http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/PTSD-Videos.html Source: Youtube

Explaining PTSD is part of Treating PTSD: Lessons for Mental Health Professionals

Explaining PTSD is essential in treating PTSD. In this video clip, two trauma experts, Dr. Frank Ochberg and Dr. Angie Panos, give new therapists, and therapists new to PTSD insightful and thoughtful suggestions about explaining posttraumatic stress disorder to patients. For more information visit http://www.giftfromwithin.org/html/PTSD-Videos.html Source: Youtube

Can PTSD cause sufferers to break from reality? What is a dissociative state?

In this webcast, Dr. Frank Ochberg helps trauma survivors understand the term dissociation. Dissociation can be thought of as a defense against panic and terror. Instead of having acute awareness of the surrounding danger, instead of having accurate recollection of a devastating event, one has a hypnotic reverie, like being drugged. Source: Youtube