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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Initiative for Safety & Justice

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Resources

Are You Experiencing These Types of PTSD Symptoms?
Domestic Violence Shelters.Org
https://www.domesticshelters.org/
This article includes information about how to identify PTSD as well as alternate treatment methods such as massage therapy.

Judith Herman and the Formulation of C-PTSD (Complex PTSD)
Trauma Research and Treatment
https://traumainform.wordpress.com/
This article discusses complex post-traumatic stress, Dr. Judith Herman’s research, including symptoms and effects and the importance of understanding the context of multiple traumas. Included is a 55-minute video interview with Dr. Herman.

National Center for PTSD Website 
US Department of Veteran Affairs
https://www.ptsd.va.gov/
Run by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, this website provides research and education on trauma and PTSD. It offers resources for the general public and providers and suggests methods for spreading awareness about PTSD.

The New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation (NESTTD) Website 
NESTTD
http://www.nesttd-online.org/
The society’s mission is to provide training to professionals who treat trauma, complex trauma, and dissociative disorders. The site offers information about their quarterly workshops, society membership, professional resources, resources for parents and educators, and how to find a therapist.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
https://www.rainn.org/articles/post-traumatic-stress-disorder
This website provides a wealth of information about sexual assault and its affects and resources, including an overview of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Toward a Radical Understanding of Trauma and Trauma Work
Bonnie Burstow
https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1077801203255555
This article critiques the concept of post-traumatic stress disorder as a deficit model, and suggests that radical trauma work move in the direction of radical adult education.