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CPTSD and Social Awkwardness: Another Source of Isolation

Anna Runkle ·
For those of us who grew up with abuse and neglect at home, it can be hard to know how to ACT in social situations. Here's an example.... Have you ever been to a hotel where there is a person who is there to carry your bags, and even though you didn’t ask, they carry your bags to the room and it’s totally awkward, and you think “I’m supposed to give them a tip, right? I’ve, like seen this on TV. But you don’t have cash, and they’re just standing there ," and you think, "What do I do? What do...
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Study: Stress Disorders Linked to Greater Infection Risk []

By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters, October 31, 2019 People who have stress disorders like PTSD may be more vulnerable to potentially life-threatening infections, especially if they are diagnosed at younger ages or dealing with other psychiatric issues, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data on 144,919 people diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), adjustment disorders common after a major life change like a death or move, and other stress-related conditions. They also...

Re: CPTSD and Social Awkwardness: Another Source of Isolation

Suzanne Reinhardt ·
Wow, thanks for sharing this. I just wrote about this yesterday in a forum that I participate in. This is going to be a big help.
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