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Glossary of Terms for Complex PTSD (CPTSD)

 

Abreaction – The discharge of emotion involved in recalling an event that has been repressed because it was consciously intolerable. https://www.verywellmind.com/u...g-abreaction-1065382

Acting out – Originally an analytic term referring to the expression of unconscious feelings about a therapist or other authority figures.  https://www.psychologytoday.co...in/201204/acting-out

Affect. – “A pattern of observable behaviors that is the expression of a subjectively experienced feeling state (emotion). https://dictionary.apa.org/affect

Anniversary reaction. –  The experience of reacting with feelings or behavior on the “anniversary” of a previous event. https://www.ptsd.va.gov/profes...ersary_reactions.asp

Amygdala – The Amygdala is a small region of the brain which plays a key role in emotional regulation, emotional memory, and responses to emotional stimuli. https://www.sciencedaily.com/terms/amygdala.htm

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