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For questions about post-traumatic stress disorder, its diagnosis, its treatment, and its etiology

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If traumatic experiences that trigger PTSD can be blocked by a memory blocker

Basically, we're making a short film on mental disorders (we changed our topic since the last question I asked) and one major detail in our film is that the main character has PTSD and Schizophrenia ...
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Changes to the amygdala due to PTSD

The one thing I have often heard regarding changes in the brain due to trauma and PTSD is that the amygdala is enlarged (e.g. Kuo et al, 2012). This is understandable considering the amygdala is ...
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Changes to the brain regions due to PTSD

I mentiond in my other question today (Changes to the amygdala due to PTSD) that the one thing I have often heard regarding changes in the brain due to trauma and PTSD is that the amygdala is enlarged ...
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Horror Movies, PTSD and The Mere-Exposure Effect

Some people say that they get PTSD from horror movies, yet there are some researches done that claim that horror movies help fight against stress and even PTSD. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/...
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So, stress (specifically PTSD) can be caused while you're young or older. But is it less likely to go away as you get older?

I know PTSD can occur with many people. But does age influence whether or not you can get over it? For example, someone who was a vet in Vietnam compared to someone who went through a robbery as a kid....
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