Trauma is a person’s emotional and psychological reaction to an intense or overwhelming event. When thinking about psychological trauma, it necessary to first understand the symptoms for trauma.
Some symptoms for psychological trauma include:
- Mood swings (anger, irritability, frustration)
- Anxiety and Fear
- Guilt and Shame
- Feeling sad or hopeless
- Feeling disconnected or numb
This amongst many others are common symptoms that are experienced by individuals who have experienced psychological trauma in their life.
What Trauma Feels Like In The Body
It is important to understand that trauma can lead to physical manifestations in the body.
Some of this includes:
- Feeling like you’re on edge
- Heart Racing
- Clenching of Fists
The Process of Healing
Healing takes time and effort, but is necessary for recovery.
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