It's time for Trauma Mythbusters!!!! Now that we have explored the real world trauma of "The Slap," it's time to dive into the many myths and falsehoods we have been taught about mental health and psychological trauma.
"Only military people who go through combat and get injured have trauma." - NOPE, Errbody has experienced trauma. Every human being on Earth has experienced trauma in their past, present and will in their future as well.
"Trauma has to be horrific and obviously violent to 'qualify' as traumatic." - NOPE! The invisible impact of psychological trauma is pervasive and often, unnoticed in real time, in part because we are desensitized to trauma as the norm.
Discover these emotional and mental health myths and more in this episode of Minding Your Amygdala: A Brain, Body, Behavior Podcast with Dr. Alauna, Trauma Psychiatrist. Become a member of the Trauma Recovery Academy to learn more from Dr. Alauna!
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